modernness


modernness
modern ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the present or to recent times. 2) characterized by or using the most up-to-date techniques or equipment. 3) (in art, architecture, etc.) marked in style or content by a significant departure from traditional values.
NOUN a person who advocates a departure from traditional styles or values.
DERIVATIVES modernity noun modernly adverb modernness noun.
ORIGIN Latin modernus, from modo 'just now' .

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  • contemporaneity — noun 1. the quality of being current or of the present a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village • Syn: ↑modernity, ↑modernness, ↑modernism, ↑contemporaneousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑contemporaneous …   Useful english dictionary

  • contemporaneousness — noun 1. the quality of being current or of the present a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village • Syn: ↑modernity, ↑modernness, ↑modernism, ↑contemporaneity • Derivationally related forms: ↑contemporaneous, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • modernity — noun the quality of being current or of the present (Freq. 5) a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village • Syn: ↑modernness, ↑modernism, ↑contemporaneity, ↑contemporaneousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary