[ mod-er-nis-tik ]
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  1. of or relating to modernism or modernists.

Origin of modernistic

First recorded in 1905–10; modern + -istic

Other words from modernistic

  • mod·ern·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
  • an·ti·mod·ern·is·tic, adjective
  • non·mod·ern·is·tic, adjective
  • pro·mod·ern·is·tic, adjective

Words Nearby modernistic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use modernistic in a sentence

  • This modernistic degenerate cult is simply the Bolshevist philosophy applied in art.

  • He was among the first to sound the alarm about Loisy's heterodoxy and he wrote several books against the modernistic errors.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921 | Thomas J. Campbell
  • It is a church where one may worship and hear sermons of decidedly modernistic tone.

    Six Major Prophets | Edwin Emery Slosson
  • The sleek modernistic machinery which directed the airship was plain enough.

    The Enormous Room | Horace Leonard Gold
  • The waiting room was furnished with modernistic wicker pieces.