Definitions

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  • adj. Not monumental.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ monumental

Examples

  • "unmonumental" theme identified a few years back while seeming individually memorable.

    Canadian Art - Online

  • Robert Musil writes somewhere that nothing is as invisible as a monument; this unmonumental memorial was distinctly visible and yet so discreet as to be almost not there.

    Geoff Dyer: What Will Survive of Us?

  • It was no accident that the inaugural show at the New Museum's new location on the Bowery was called "unmonumental."

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  • New Museum heralded it in its relaunch as a movement towards the "unmonumental."

    Canadian Art - Online

  • Whether you call it "lessness," "unmonumental," or simply "life on Mars," it's clear there's a predominating feeling of fragility in the art world right now.

    Canadian Art - Online

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