Definition of postmodernism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌpəʊstˈmɒdənɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpoʊstˈmɑːdərnɪzəm//
[uncountable] Styles of art, Architectural styles
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a style and movement in art, architecture, literature, etc. in the late 20th century that reacts against modern styles, for example by mixing features from traditional and modern styles compare modernism See related entries: Styles of art, Architectural styles
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: postmodernism