What does the word modern mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: noun

  • A person of modern times.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to a recent period; not ancient.

Usage examples for modern

  1. And my wishes to do proper things, in the line of modern progress and all that, are turned down by my brother. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  2. No man can study modern Science without a change coming over his view of truth. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  3. Members of Congress, we must work together to help control those costs and extend the benefits of modern medicine throughout our country. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various