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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being current or of the present.

Usage examples (36)
  • The Palace represented a huge technological advance in building, a talismanic edifice which defined modernity in architecture for a century or more.
  • A shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village
  • Benjamin modernity itself becomes phantasmagorical.
  • Sometimes it seems that the aim of modernity is to flush the romance out of life. for more
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