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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

Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we're still at the mercy of nature.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

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

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
Vince Lombardi

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.

If the Olympic Games ever served a true altruistic purpose, they have long since outlived it. Yeah, the pursuit of athletic excellence, sportsmanship and international goodwill is plenty noble. But the modern Olympics are at best a vehicle for agitprop; at worst, a scandal magnet.
John Ridley
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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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