noun, plural mo·der·ni·ties.
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OTHER WORDS FROM modernityhy·per·mo·dern·i·ty, noun, plural hy·per·mo·dern·i·ties.un·mo·der·ni·ty, noun, plural un·mo·der·ni·ties.
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But, in a century in which the British monarchy faced a modernity that did not always accord easily with its traditions, he helped his Queen and wife become the monarch who defined a new era for her nation.How Prince Philip Became Queen Elizabeth's Unlikely Husband|Lily Rothman|April 9, 2021|Time
The Wilderness Act—enacted to, essentially, protect our national forests and parks from modernity—turns 50 today.
He thinks they are larger problems of cultural modernity that go back at least 100 years.The Ivy League Provides the Best Trade Schools Around|Nick Romeo|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
And yet, unless my senses deceive me, the old centuries had, and have powers of their own which mere “modernity” cannot kill.Dracula|Bram Stoker
The city is strong in contrast from every aspect, modernity nudging and crowding antiquity.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun
Van B. There's an ingenuous modernity about our friend's historical speculations that is highly refreshing.The Travelling Companions|F. Anstey
But why visit the sins of modernity upon an international language?International Language|Walter J. Clark
Then comes an objection to modernity of form, and some reasons for that objection that suggest a very interesting speculation.Oscar Wilde|Arthur Ransome