noun, plural mo·der·ni·ties.
Origin of modernity
Examples from the Web for modernity
The Wilderness Act—enacted to, essentially, protect our national forests and parks from modernity—turns 50 today.
The lesson of Victorian London is that modernity isn't built one luxury high-rise at a time.
He is a man of deep faith and brilliant intellect, with a healthy dose of modernity and realism.What the Archbishop of Canterbury Should Have Said About Gay Rights|Gene Robinson|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That glosses with modernity the 19th century laissez fair case against economic and social justice.
In 2016, modernity and Hillary may come with a high price for the Republicans.Republicans Better Mind the Modernity Gap To Catch Up to Clinton|Lloyd Green|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It stands curiously aside from the wave of modernity that has washed up to it from the wealthy delocalized coast.A Spring Walk in Provence|Archibald Marshall
They were originally built during the regime of Lopez I., who was the patron of modernity.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens
And yet it was clear to him now that his Modernity had first felt conservative reactions on that very day.
And all modernity became as nothing then, and Charles was a simple man, horrified by the sight of woman's grief.
"Well, there's something to be said for being awake and something to be said for modernity," observed Norman.The King of Alsander|James Elroy Flecker
noun plural -ties
1620s, from Medieval Latin modernitatem, noun of quality from modernus (see modern).