a person who follows or favors ways, tendencies, etc.
a person who advocates the study of subjects in preference to ancient classics.
an adherent of in theological questions.
of modernists or .
This week: hedge funders exposed, 900 Victorian novels in brief, and the modernist in Arnold Bennett.
The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard August 19, 2009
She had been portrayed in a modernist manner: her face all dabbed, violent brushstrokes, her eyes disturbed.
Welcome to Woolwich, Where English Terrorists Say Sorry While They Murder Peter Pomerantsev May 22, 2013
Some day, when I can afford it, I will buy myself a nice Danish modernist desk.
How I Write: Paul Lynch Noah Charney December 17, 2013
Stuff like a $345 key-shaped brass bottle opener by Viennese modernist designer Carl Aubock.
I Went to Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Pop-Up Shop Andrew Romano May 4, 2014
I like how they take the rigorous grid of modernist art and put it back on the street.
Mike Swaney Puts Barcelona On Lock-Down Blake Gopnik January 10, 2013
Thus the dethronement of tradition by the Pope contributed to make the modernist movement possible.
Outspoken Essays William Ralph Inge
It is always easy to be a modernist, as it is easy to be a snob.
A Chesterton Calendar G. K. Chesterton
A balance in number, with himself in between, a still picture from a modernist ballet.
Eight Keys to Eden Mark Irvin Clifton
It is always easy to be a modernist; as it is easy to be a snob.
Orthodoxy G. K. Chesterton
The Scala is one of the largest cafs in Berlin, where the modernist style in architecture has been carried out fully.
My Wonderful Visit Charlie Chaplin
1580s, “a modern person,” from modern + -ist. Later, “a supporter of the modern” (as opposed to the classical), c.1700. As a follower of a movement in the arts (modernism), attested from 1927.
. of or relating to or . Historical Examples This modernistic degenerate cult is simply the Bolshevist philosophy applied in art. Secret Societies And Subversive Movements Nesta H. Webster The waiting room was furnished with modernistic wicker pieces. Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines Ruthe S. Wheeler He was among the first to sound the […]
- Anti modernist
a person who follows or favors ways, tendencies, etc. a person who advocates the study of subjects in preference to ancient classics. an adherent of in theological questions. of modernists or . n. 1580s, “a modern person,” from modern + -ist. Later, “a supporter of the modern” (as opposed to the classical), c.1700. As a […]
modern character, tendencies, or values; adherence to or sympathy with what is modern. a modern usage or characteristic. (initial capital letter) Theology. the movement in Roman Catholic thought that sought to interpret the teachings of the Church in the light of philosophic and scientific conceptions prevalent in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: condemned […]
designed or used in defense against guided enemy . a ballistic device for seeking and destroying enemy . Contemporary Examples Already the U.S. is moving warplanes and antimissile systems to Jordan. Make Up Your Mind on Syria, Mr. President! Peter Beinart June 16, 2013 Equipping all jetliners with antimissile technology is neither financially nor logistically […]