Definitions

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  • adjective art, architecture Of or pertaining to a "new simplicity" in reaction to the complexity of postmodern architecture and eclecticism.

Etymologies

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neo- +‎ modern

Examples

  • The dramatic lighting made the setting look like some kind of neomodern painting – the twelve apostles at the last supper.

    Deception Point

  • Past the Whisky and the Comedy Club and the Rainbow and the Viper Room and the towering neomodern inside-out pillar of U Be Dancin, with their authentic reproduction posters advertising bands hundreds of years dead, and authentic reproduction trash gathering in the corners of the entrance, and simulated aging and weathering guaranteed to look like it looked in its prime, back before the Mars Enterprise and the Jerists and the Corporate Age.

    Jason Stoddard, Strange and Happy » Blog Archive » Eternal Franchise, 1.2 of 31.1

  • The controversial, neomodern glass pyramid designed by Chinese-born American architect I.M. Pei still evoked scorn from traditionalists who felt it destroyed the dignity of the Renaissance courtyard ....

    Jack Huberman: Who's Screwing America -- Battle of the 100 Lists

  • The husband-and-wife architectural team have made a big splash with luminous, neomodern buildings like San Diego's Neurosciences Institute.

    The Century Club

  • The dramatic lighting made the setting look like some kind of neomodern painting—the twelve apostles at the last supper.

    Deception Point

  • Newseum, the exhibit hall about journalism that has garnered so much buzz since its recent move from humble beginnings over the horizon in Virginia to a swank neomodern block with a balcony over looking the Capitol building that generates so much of its subject matter.

    Original Signal - The best of Web 2.0

  • Newseum, the exhibit hall about journalism that has garnered so much buzz since its recent move from humble beginnings over the horizon in Virginia to a swank neomodern block with a balcony over looking the Capitol building that generates so much of its subject matter.

    Original Signal - The best of Web 2.0

  • Newseum, the exhibit hall about journalism that has garnered so much buzz since its recent move from humble beginnings over the horizon in Virginia to a swank neomodern block with a balcony over looking the Capitol building that generates so much of its subject matter.

    New: All Things O'Reilly

  • Emerging theology is shy of definitions and conclusions, averse to systems and summaries, but the mixture of postmodern and neomodern discussion proved entertaining.

    open source theology - Comments

  • Emerging theology is shy of definitions and conclusions, averse to systems and summaries, but the mixture of postmodern and neomodern discussion proved entertaining.

    open source theology - Comments

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