Definition of Modernist

1. Noun. An artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles.

Generic synonyms: Artist, Creative Person
Derivative terms: Modernism



Definition of Modernist

1. n. One who admires the moderns, or their ways and fashions.

2. n. An advocate of the teaching of modern subjects, as modern languages, in preference to the ancient classics.

Definition of Modernist

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to modernism. ¹

2. Noun. A follower or proponent of modernism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Modernist

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Modernist

modern world
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Literary usage of Modernist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Marianne Moore: Vision Into Verse by Patricia C. Willis (1987)
"With her first publications, she was embraced by a minuscule but vastly important group of admirers —the other modernist poets. And just ten years later, ..."

2. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"Especially works that can be categorized as realist, naturalist, or realistically oriented modernist (Zola's Le Ventre de ..."

3. Modernism and the Vatican by Adam John Loeppert (1912)
"THE ANTI-Modernist OATH THE Catholic press on the continent of Europe, ... Modernist systems of study are organized, and every possible effort is made by ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"... a modernist. Sewanee R 25:412-21 О '17 Robinson, Магу С. Experiment in teaching Latin for the sake of English. Class J 15:42-9 О '19 Robinson, ..."

5. The Programme of Modernism: A Reply to the Encyclical of Pius X., Pascendi by Alfred Leslie Lilley (1908)
"... L: ANALYSIS OF Modernist TEACHING] To proceed in an orderly manner in this somewhat abstruse subject, it must first of all be noted that the Modernist ..."

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