"modern" Definition

  1. a. 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.
  2. a. New and common; trite; commonplace.
  3. n. A person of modern times; -- opposed to ancient.

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Position in dictionary: 63001 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., n.,
Words that start with "modern": 11
Words that end with "modern": 1
Words that contain "modern": 11
Next words in dictionary: modernism, modernist, modernity, modernization, modernize, modernized, modernizer, modernizing, modernly, modernness
Previous words in dictionary: moderatrix, moderatress, moderatorship, moderator, moderato, moderatism, moderation, moderating, moderateness, moderately

English Dictionary Definition of modern

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