of or relating to modernism or modernists.

Origin of modernistic

First recorded in 1905–10; modern + -istic
Related formsmod·ern·is·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·mod·ern·is·tic, adjectivenon·mod·ern·is·tic, adjectivepro·mod·ern·is·tic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for modernistic

fashionable, futuristic, mod, ultramodern, surrealistic

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Historical Examples of modernistic

Word Origin and History for modernistic

1878, from modernist + -ic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper