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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In a turn away from modernity itself, many of the most popular films blended a mix of old-world and historical elements.
These films are also portraits of psyches fracturing in response to modernity — a natural evolution of the questions that ’50s horror asked of suburbia, and one that would only deepen in the coming years.
The Blair Witch Project dealt with the notion that for all our modernity, individuals and groups could still be inexplicably lost and never found again — something the modern world was supposed to protect us from.
For Thomas — who died in 1978 but lived long enough to go from what she called “horse and buggy times” to the 1969 moon landing — the rush of modernity demanded expression.Washington celebrates Alma Thomas, the late D.C. painter who sought beauty in the everyday|Kelsey Ables|September 21, 2021|Washington Post
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