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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 alarm about Loisy’s heterodoxy and he wrote several books against the modernistic errors.
The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell


1878, from modernist + -ic.


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