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'modern' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'modern'
1. used of a living language; being the current stage in its development
Modern English
2. belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages
modern art
modern furniture
modern history
totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric
3. relating to a recently developed fashion or style
their offices are in a modern skyscraper
4. characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture
5. ahead of the times

'modern' - used as a noun
6. a contemporary person
7. a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes

derived forms
1. Modern / Plural
moderns
2. Modern / Comparitive
moderner
3. Modern / Superlative
modernest
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Antonym
  • nonmodern
  • old style
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