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Meaning of MODERNIST

Pronunciation:  m'√Ędurnust

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  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.
    
    
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arch-poet, arriviste, ballad maker, balladmonger, bard, beat poet, bright young man, bucoliast, comer, elegist, epic poet, fili, fledgling, idyllist, imagist, jongleur, laureate, librettist, major poet, maker, Meistersinger, minnesinger, minor poet, minstrel, modern, modern generation, modern man, modernizer, neologism, neologist, neology, neonate, neoteric, neoterism, neoterist, new generation, new man, nouveau riche, novus homo, occasional poet, odist, Parnassian, parvenu, pastoral poet, pastoralist, poet, poet laureate, poetress, rhapsode, rhapsodist, rising generation, satirist, scop, skald, sonneteer, stripling, symbolist, troubadour, trouveur, trovatore, upstart, vers libriste, vers-librist, Young Turk
 

 

 

 

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