Modernist
Modernist Mod"ern*ist, n. [Cf. F. moderniste.] 1. One who admires the moderns, or their ways and fashions. [1913 Webster]

2. An advocate of the teaching of modern subjects, as modern languages, in preference to the ancient classics. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • modernist — MODERNÍST, Ă, modernişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj. Care aparţine modernismului, privitor la modernism, specific modernismului, 2. s.m. şi f. Adept al modernismului. – Din fr. moderniste. Trimis de LauraGellner, 03.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • modernist — modèrnist (modernȉst) m DEFINICIJA stvaralac u duhu modernizma (2) ETIMOLOGIJA vidi moda …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Modernist — bezeichnet: allgemein einen Vertreter des Modernismus ein Pseudonym des deutschen Musikers Jörg Burger Siehe auch: Moderne Mod (Subkultur) Diese Seite ist ein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • modèrnist — (modernı̏st) m (modèrnistkinja, modèrnistica ž) stvaralac u duhu modernizma (2) …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • modernist — (n.) 1580s, a modern person, from MODERN (Cf. modern) + IST (Cf. ist). Later, a supporter of the modern (as opposed to the classical), c.1700. As a follower of a movement in the arts (MODERNISM (Cf. modernism)), attested from 1927 …   Etymology dictionary

  • modernist — [[t]mɒ̱də(r)nɪst[/t]] modernists ADJ: usu ADJ n Modernist means relating to the ideas and methods of modern art. → See also post modernist ...modernist architecture. ...modernist art... The building is impeccably modernist: glass, aluminium and… …   English dictionary

  • modernist — UK [ˈmɒdə(r)nɪst] / US [ˈmɑdərnɪst] noun [countable] Word forms modernist : singular modernist plural modernists art, literature an artist, painter, writer etc who practises modernism Derived word: modernist UK / US adjective …   English dictionary

  • moderníst — a m (ȋ) kdor sledi novi smeri, zlasti v umetnosti: pisatelj, skladatelj sodi med moderniste; pogumen modernist; modernist v filmu; arhitekt modernist / pog. v dnevno sobo bi rad obesil kakega modernista sliko takega slikarja // pripadnik… …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • modernist — mod|ern|ist1 [ madərnıst ] adjective relating to or typical of modernism: modernist art/painting modernist mod|ern|ist 2 noun count an artist, painter, writer, etc. who practices MODERNISM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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