protomodern

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

proto- +‎ modern

Adjective[edit]

protomodern ‎(comparative more protomodern, superlative most protomodern)

  1. Of an earlier style approaching what is now modern.
    • 2008 June 6, Roberta Smith, “Aristocracy of Talent for an Egalitarian Art”[1], New York Times:
      Fenton, for example, veers from Victorian to protomodern.

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