modernistic

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modern +‎ -istic

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modernistic (comparative more modernistic, superlative most modernistic)

  1. In modern style.
    The modernistic architecture was both ugly and unfunctional, in spite of its futuristic appearance.
    • 1960 November, “Talking of Trains: Tamworth to be rebuilt”, in Trains Illustrated, pages 644-645:
      The buildings now being demolished are said to date back to the opening of the Trent Valley line in 1846. They will be replaced by modernistic structures, including a fully mechanised booking office, which will be concentrated mainly on the Low Level down platforms, [...].

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