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Meaning of MODERNIST

Pronunciation:  m'√Ędurnust

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles
  2. [adj]  of or relating to modernism; "modernist paintings"

MODERNIST is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: artist, creative person



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mod"ern*ist\, n. [Cf. F. moderniste.]
    One who admires the moderns, or their ways and fashions.
  2. \Mod"ern*ist\, n.
    An advocate of the teaching of modern subjects, as modern
    languages, in preference to the ancient classics.
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