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Definition of Modern

Modern
Modern Mod"ern, n. A person of modern times; -- opposed to ancient. --Pope.
Modern
Modern Mod"ern, a. [F. moderne, L. modernus; akin to modo just now, orig. abl. of modus measure; hence, by measure, just now. See Mode.] 1. Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of recent period; as, modern days, ages, or time; modern authors; modern fashions; modern taste; modern practice. --Bacon. 2. New and common; trite; commonplace. [Obs.] We have our philosophical persons, to make modern and familiar, things supernatural and causeless. --Shak. Modern English. See the Note under English.

Meaning of Modern from wikipedia

- Modern may refer to: Modern history Early Modern period Late Modern period 18th century 19th century 20th century Contemporary history Moderns, a faction...
- tradition of the cl****ical list, modern people and organisations have made their own lists of wonderful things ancient and modern. Some of the most notable lists...
- of hominin; H. sapiens is the only surviving species of the genus Homo. Modern humans are the subspecies Homo sapiens sapiens, distinct from the subspecies...
- Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (or simply, Frankenstein for short), is a novel written by English author Mary S****ey (1797-1851) that tells the...
- The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions...
- of host cities of the Olympic Games, both summer and winter, since the modern Olympics began in 1896. Since then, summer games have usually – but not...
- Approximately 80 million people worldwide speak Korean. Historical and modern linguists cl****ify Korean as a language isolate; however, it does have a...
- structuralist and postmodern theories, as well as a shift toward the analysis of modern societies. During the 1970s and 1990s, there was an epistemological shift...
- Athens (/ˈæθɪnz/; Modern Gr****: Αθήνα, Athína [aˈθina], Ancient Gr****: Ἀθῆναι, Athênai, modern pronunciation Athínai) is the capital and largest city of...
- Post-Modern Age has been inaugurated by the general war of 1914–1918". In 1949 the term was used to describe a dissatisfaction with modern architecture...