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1. modern

adjective. ['ˈmɑːdɝn'] belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages.

Synonyms

  • modernism
  • new
  • modernity
  • moderne
  • contemporary
  • contemporaneity
  • late
  • modern-day
  • neo
  • red-brick
  • current
  • redbrick
  • ultramodern
  • modernness

Antonyms

  • early
  • old
  • middle
  • noncurrent

Etymology

  • moderne (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Modern

  • ultramodern

Example sentences of the word modern


1. Adjective
Plastic is used in modern times and can look very similar to shell.

Quotes containing the word modern


1. You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic when you don't... you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother's son.
- Witold Gombrowicz

2. Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.
- Egon Schiele

3. I like tricks; I like to dazzle. Dribbling and leaving your opponent on his backside is what life is for. If I achieve what I want to, then I'll mark a distinct era in football. I'm the Che Guevara of modern soccer.
- Sergio Aguero

2. modern-day

adjective. characteristic of the present.

Synonyms

  • contemporary

Antonyms

  • early
  • old

3. modern

adjective. ['ˈmɑːdɝn'] relating to a recently developed fashion or style; .

Synonyms

  • fashionable
  • mod
  • modernistic

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • experienced
  • precedented
  • late

Etymology

  • moderne (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. modern

adjective. ['ˈmɑːdɝn'] characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture.

Antonyms

  • stale

Etymology

  • moderne (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. modern

adjective. ['ˈmɑːdɝn'] ahead of the times.

Synonyms

  • innovative
  • progressive
  • advanced

Antonyms

  • same
  • accustomed
  • worn
  • asynchronous

Etymology

  • moderne (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. modern

noun. ['ˈmɑːdɝn'] a contemporary person.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • moderne (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. Modern

adjective. used of a living language; being the current stage in its development.

Synonyms

  • late

Antonyms

  • early
  • punctual

8. modern

noun. ['ˈmɑːdɝn'] a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes.

Synonyms

  • modern font
  • Bodoni font
  • proportional font

Antonyms

  • fixed-width font
  • punctual
  • future
  • present

Etymology

  • moderne (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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