Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to a recent period; not ancient.

Part of speech: noun

A person of modern times.

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Usage examples "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", Eden Phillpotts.
  2. No man can study modern Science without a change coming over his view of truth. - "Natural Law in the Spiritual World", 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", Various.