• WordNet 3.6
    • adj modernistic relating to a recently developed fashion or style; "their offices are in a modern skyscraper","tables in modernistic designs"
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  • Angela Carter
    “I think the adjective post-modernist really means mannerist. Books about books is fun but frivolous.”


In literature:

Matisse and Picasso, great modernists, could not out-do those cows.
"Vignettes Of San Francisco" by Almira Bailey
We are not Modernists here.
"The Cathedral" by Sir Hugh Walpole
I am Modernist in this matter.
"Alarms and Discursions" by G. K. Chesterton
My uncle was a Modernist long before the time.
"A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
That vile modernist naturalism is creeping back even into our painted glass.
"Yeast: A Problem" by Charles Kingsley
In the light of later experience it is difficult not to be impressed by the modernist flavour of Wallace's attack.
"Political Thought in England from Locke to Bentham" by Harold J. Laski
Whether such a man calls himself traditionalist or modernist does not greatly matter.
"Painted Windows" by Harold Begbie
When the tide is at high level Modernists discuss the Devil.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, October 6, 1920" by Various
But these excellent things appear in the modernists under rather unfortunate circumstances.
"Winds Of Doctrine" by George Santayana
This modernistic degenerate cult is simply the Bolshevist philosophy applied in art.
"Secret Societies And Subversive Movements" by Nesta H. Webster

In news:

Restoration makes famed modernist sculpture shine again.
The Playful Modernist Ceramics of an American Master.
Long stretches of Modernist America lose the modernist thread and lapse into surveys of various artistic disciplines.
Richard Pells makes modernism fun in " Modernist America".
Preserving the modernist "look" is another burden on owners of all modernist structures who strive to maintain an authentic appearance, according to Dave Weinstein of Eichler Network (a California modern magazine).
The above clip shows modernist high rises in the distance before the camera makes its way down the side of the hotel.
She and the other "Daughters of Design" also intend to wrap a lesson about modernist philosophy into their talk.
As one of Bruce McCarty's homes enters the National Register of Historic Places, it highlights a long career of bringing modernist design to Knoxville.
Modernist architecture could be restorative.
He was a modernist , a man looking forward not back.
You can see the influence of the Modernist movement in virtually every home-design store and neighborhood in Washington.
Modernist architects believed that a building's form should mirror its purpose and introduced structures of concrete, steel, and glass.
This modernist house is an ideal size for up to four people– without any unneeded storage space to cause trouble.
A Modernist Building Survives the Test of Time.
'White on Black: The Modernist Prints of Paul Landacre'.

In science:

In French the corresponding phrase is generally called plus grand commun diviseur and is written“pgcd” though modernists tend to change it to pgdc because the formulation commun diviseur is archaic.
Notations Around the World: Census and Exploitation