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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MODERNITY

Its naïve measures were never obsessed by the straining after modernity.

"This is the last thing in modernity," and I handed it to her.

It surprised the easterners, this evidence of modernity in a pioneer world.

But Elmer was inclined to laugh at this assumption of modernity.

There is one thing better than modernity,—it is immortality.

Evidence of modernity is no sin, but a merit, in modern work.

Further, with the growth of modernity in Japan, there is naturally a labour movement.

Modernity, however, though satisfying to the heroic pose, has its penalties.

He stands for a shallow "modernity" but is more superstitious than a medival sexton.

She is read in the 'modernity' you admire, too deeply for her spiritual repose.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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