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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Genre of art and literature and especially architecture in reaction against principles and practices of established modernism.

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  • That technique, we shouldn't forget, was inherited by postmodernism from the modernists whoo came before them.
  • The commingling of technology and nostalgia-what is sometimes called postmodernism-has been especially powerful in politics.
  • Why do Americans fight to preserve our freedoms when, in postmodernism, our greatest goal should only be to do what feels right to us at the time?
  • When used in the usual polemical fashion, the word postmodernism doesn't have much meaning over and beyond what could be conveyed by calling somebody Mr. Poopy Pants. for more
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