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modernity

[mo-dur-ni-tee, moh-] /mɒˈdɜr nɪ ti, moʊ-/
noun, plural modernities.
1.
the quality of being modern.
2.
something modern.
Origin of modernity
1620-1630
1620-30; modern + -ity
Related forms
hypermodernity, noun, plural hypermodernities.
unmodernity, noun, plural unmodernities.
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modernity

/mɒˈdɜːnɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the quality or state of being modern
2.
something modern
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Word Origin and History for modernity
n.

1620s, from Medieval Latin modernitatem, noun of quality from modernus (see modern).

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