postmodern definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding art, architecture, or literary works that responds against earlier in the day modernist principles, as by reintroducing standard or ancient components of style or by carrying modernist designs or practices to extremes: "It [a roadhouse]is so architecturally interesting . . . having its postmodern wooden booths and sculptural clock” ( Ruth Reichl).
    • Of, regarding, or getting the attributes of postmodernism, specifically as represented in art, structure, literary works, technology, or viewpoint that reacts against an early on modernism.
    • of or relating to postmodernism
  • noun:
    • A postmodernist.

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