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Definition of postmodernism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

postmodernism

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NAmE//ˌpoʊstˈmɑdərˌnɪzəm//
 
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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
postmodernist
 
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NAmE//ˌpoʊstˈmɑdərnɪst//
 
noun, adjective [usually before noun] postmodernist writing
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: postmodernism