Definition of premodern in English:

premodern

Syllabification: pre·mod·ern
Pronunciation: /prēˈmädərn/

Entry from US English dictionary

adjective

Anticipating the modern phase or period of something while not actually belonging to it: our nostalgia for premodern times when natural bonds to kith and kin were unshakable continues to surface

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