modernity modernity  /mɑ ˈdɜr nə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being current or of the present

Usage(s):

  1. Queen Rania, the wife of Jordan's King Abdullah, has described the challenge to her country as trying to reconcile tradition with modernity.
  2. Petrini understands that modernity is worth nothing if its price is forgetting the past.
  3. Nations are capable of finding their own paths to modernity.

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