[mo-dur-ni-tee, moh-]
noun, plural modernities.
the quality of being modern.
something modern.

1620–30; modern + -ity

hypermodernity, noun, plural hypermodernities.
unmodernity, noun, plural unmodernities. Unabridged
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modernity (mɒˈdɜːnɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
1.  the quality or state of being modern
2.  something modern

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Word Origin & History

1620s, from M.L. modernitatem, noun of quality from modernus (see modern).
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Example sentences
Dude, you're a real humanist, progressive thinker and epitome of modernity.
The newly discovered artifacts fuel the debate on when humans crossed the
  threshold into cultural modernity.
Some scientists have suggested that modernity required a genetically based
  change in our cognitive powers.
On the bustling stage of modernity they're exposed as ruling myths, persisting
  as an empty carapace, even a straitjacket.
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