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Definition 1: practices typical of contemporary life or thought - [noun denoting act]

(modernism is a kind of ...) a customary way of operation or behavior

"it is their practice to give annual raises" "they changed their dietary pattern"

Definition 2: genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres - [noun denoting artifact]

(modernism is a kind of ...) a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

Definition 3: the quality of being current or of the present - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where modernism or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

Synonyms for modernism in the sense of this definition

(modernism is a kind of ...) the property of belonging to the present time

"the currency of a slang term"

(... are attributes of modernism) belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages

"modern art" "modern furniture" "modern history" "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"

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