Definition of Modernity

1. Noun. The quality of being current or of the present. "A shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village"




Definition of Modernity

1. n. Modernness; something modern.

Definition of Modernity

1. Noun. the quality of being modern or contemporary. ¹

2. Noun. modern times. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Modernity

1. [n -TIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Modernity

modernisations
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modernised
moderniser
modernisers
modernises
modernising
modernism
modernisms
modernist
modernista
modernistas
modernistic
modernists
modernities
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modernizable
modernization
modernizations
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modernized
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modernizers
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modernness
modernnesses
moderns
moders

Literary usage of Modernity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Back from Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movementby Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen by Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen (2002)
"This powerful bond between fashion and modernity, however fraught, ... What are the differences among notions of modernity in architecture and art with ..."

2. The History of Modern Painting by Richard Muther (1896)
"CHAPTER XIX THE MILITARY PICTURE Why the victory of modernity on the Continent only came by degrees. —Romantic conceptions.—^Esthetic theories and the ..."

3. Friday Nights: Literary Criticisms and Appreciations by Edward Garnett (1922)
"Here the "modernity" is implicit in the complex web of the involved relations of Capital and Labour, with the large-natured heroine, ..."

4. Studies in Two Literatures by Arthur Symons (1897)
"Modernity IN VERSE IN the poetry of Mr. Henley, so interesting always, and at times so admirable, I find an example to my hand of the quality of modernity ..."

5. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1902)
"For though he himself was almost certainly unconscious of it, and might even have denied the fact with some warmth if it had Modernity ^een Put to ^m, ..."

6. The Spinning Woman of the Sky: Poems by Alice Corbin Henderson (1912)
"There is no such thing As your far-famed modernity. Your rearing catapults of iron and steel, Your bruited brunt Of traffic, toil, and havoc, Your impact of ..."

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