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Definition of Modern

Modern

  1. Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of recent period; as, modern days, ages, or time; modern authors; modern fashions; modern taste; modern practice.
  2. New and common; trite; commonplace.
  3. A person of modern times; -- opposed to ancient.

Modern Quotations

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
John Kenneth Galbraith

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
C. S. Lewis

To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
Oscar Wilde

I always believe the rule by king or official leader is outdated. Now we must catch up with the modern world.
Dalai Lama
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Modern Translations

modern in Afrikaans is modern
modern in Danish is moderne
modern in Dutch is nieuwerwets, modern, bijdetijds
modern in French is nouveaux
modern in Italian is moderno
modern in Portuguese is moderno
modern in Spanish is moderno
modern in Swedish is modern

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