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Definition of Modernity

Modernity

  1. Modernness; something modern.

Modernity Quotations

When I decided to get married at 40, I couldn't find a dress with the modernity or sophistication I wanted. That's when I saw the opportunity for a wedding gown business.
Vera Wang

Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country.
Emile Lahoud

The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned.
Antonio Gramsci

This paranoid Islam, which blames outsider, 'infidels', for all the ills of Muslim societies, and whose proposed remedy is the closing of those societies to the rival project of modernity, is presently the fastest growing version of Islam in the world.
Salman Rushdie

A hostility to modernity is shared by ideologies that have nothing else in common - a nostalgia for moral clarity, small-town intimacy, family values, primitive communism, ecological sustainability, communitarian solidarity, or harmonies with the rhythms of nature.
Steven Pinker
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Modernity Translations

modernity in German is Moderne
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