deconstructionist
adjective or noun see deconstructionism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deconstructionist — de con*struc tion*ist (d[ e] k[u^]n*str[u^]k sh[u^]n*[i^]st), adj. Of or pertaining to deconstruction or deconstructionism; as, deconstructionist criticism. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deconstructionist — [n/adj] exposing a text’s multiple meanings critical, debunking, demystifying, demythifying, hermeneutical, reinterpreting, revisionist; concept 268 …   New thesaurus

  • deconstructionist — adjective of or concerned with the philosophical theory of literature known as deconstructionism deconstructionist criticism • Pertains to noun: ↑deconstructionism …   Useful english dictionary

  • deconstructionist — See deconstructive. * * * …   Universalium

  • deconstructionist — 1. adjective Characteristic of, related to, or supporting deconstructionism 2. noun A proponent of deconstructionism …   Wiktionary

  • deconstructionist — deconstruction …   Philosophy dictionary

  • deconstructionist — de·con·struc·tion·ist …   English syllables

  • deconstructionist theory — /dikənstrʌkʃənəst ˈθɪəri/ (say deekuhnstrukshuhnuhst thiuhree) noun → deconstructionism …   Australian English dictionary

  • deconstruction — deconstructionist, adj., n. deconstructive, adj. /dee keuhn struk sheuhn/, n. a philosophical and critical movement, starting in the 1960s and esp. applied to the study of literature, that questions all traditional assumptions about the ability… …   Universalium

  • J. Hillis Miller — (born March 5, 1928) is an American literary critic who has been heavily influenced by and who has heavily influenced deconstruction. Life Joseph Hillis Miller was born in Newport News, Virginia. He is the son of J. Hillis Miller, Sr., a college… …   Wikipedia

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