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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to any of several movements (as in art or literature) that are reactions against the philosophy and practices of certain prior movements and that are typically marked by revival of traditional elements and techniques

Usage examples (37)
  • Is merely changing your label postmodern or just good capitalism?
  • There's a lot of pathetic fallacy in postmodern fiction.
  • "In what I call the postmodern family," he says, "we have this new image ofthe child as competent and sophisticated.
  • The high falutin 'description would be "postmodern" -- an overused word but one that, in this case, perfectly captures where the kids are at. for more
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