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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

There was a time when men thought it was sexy to have a housewife waiting for him to come home from work in her slippers, but in modern society, I think an independent woman is even more sexy.
Kat Graham

As I often say, we have come a long way from the days of slavery, but in 2014, discrimination and inequality still saturate our society in modern ways. Though racism may be less blatant now in many cases, its existence is undeniable.
Al Sharpton

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

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

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
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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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