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MODERNITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does modernity mean? 

MODERNITY (noun)
  The noun MODERNITY has 1 sense:

1. the quality of being current or of the present

  Familiarity information: MODERNITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MODERNITY (noun)


Sense 1modernity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of being current or of the present

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

contemporaneity; contemporaneousness; modernity; modernness; modernism

Context example:

a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

Hypernyms ("modernity" is a kind of...):

currency; currentness; up-to-dateness (the property of belonging to the present time)

Attribute:

modern (belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages)


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