postromantic

adjective post·ro·man·tic \ ˌpōst-rō-ˈman-tik , -rə- \
variants: or post-Romantic

Definition of postromantic

: of, relating to, or occurring in the period following romanticism
  • postromantic poetry
  • writers in the post-Romantic era

First Known Use of postromantic

1897

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