pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a :
having the status of a .
He killed his own son and heir by whacking him over the head with the monarchal staff in a tsar-ish fit of temper.
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That some were attached to the monarchal, while others thought the republican more eligible.
Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16) Thomas Hart Benton
of or relating to present and recent time; not ancient or remote: modern city life. characteristic of present and recent time; contemporary; not antiquated or obsolete: modern viewpoints. of or relating to the historical period following the Middle Ages: modern European history. of, relating to, or characteristic of contemporary styles of art, literature, music, etc., […]
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 . Contemporary Examples This week: hedge funders exposed, 900 Victorian novels in brief, and the modernist in Arnold Bennett. The Best of Brit Lit […]
. 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 […]