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For we live, musically, in a genuinely postmodern world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For we live, musically, in a genuinely postmodern world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are now in the postmodern era. Christianity Today (2000)Too much postmodern irony can destroy a brand. AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)Now postmodern irony runs riot in the hedgerows. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Five years ago she'd have pulled it off as retro glamour or postmodern irony. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Could this be postmodern irony 's first trip to the darts? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It seems not - perhaps moral conviction is too risqué in a postmodern world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In this postmodern world, all of us live lives that are a collection of fragments. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)We live in a postmodern world, a dangerous world. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the era of postmodern literature, his book provided refreshing evidence of the popular appetite for the oldfashioned narrative. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I don't particularly care for postmodern architecture. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now, with postmodern irony, the site is a sewerage works. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This building, which houses an art museum, is a striking example of postmodern architecture. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)They inevitably exert a powerful influence over the transitional realm used by people, especially women, in postmodern mass culture. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)
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Translations for 'postmodern'
British English: post-modern ADJECTIVE
Post-modern is used to describe something or someone that mixes styles, ideas, and references to modern society.
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