Modern

  • (adj): Relating to a recently developed fashion or style.
    Example: "Their offices are in a modern skyscraper"
    Synonyms: mod, modernistic
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on modern:

History - Decline and Survival of Archery
... The revival of modern primitive archery may be traced to Ishi, who came out of hiding in California in 1911 Ishi was the last of the Yahi Indian tribe ... They led the commercial development of new forms of bow including the modern recurve and compound bow ... These modern forms are now dominant in modern Western archery traditional bows are in a minority ...
Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Collections - Modern Art
... With some 13,000 artworks, primarily by European and American artists, the modern art collection occupies 60,000 square feet (6,000 m2), of gallery space ... in remarkable depth, for a museum whose focus is not exclusively on modern art for example, the collection contains forty paintings by Paul Klee, spanning his entire ...
History Of Palau - Pre-contact
... and so does not shed much light on the origins of the modern population ... it may derive from the Sunda Islands (modern Indonesia) ... women and first daughters but there is also a modern patrilineal sentiment introduced by imperial Japan ...
Chinese Historiography - Schools - Modernism
... This view of Chinese history sees Chinese society as a "traditional" society needing to become "modern", usually with the implicit assumption that Western society is the definition of modern society ... from its static past and bringing them into the modern world under European direction ... the notion of "change within tradition" which argued that although China did change in the pre-modern period but that this change existed within certain cultural traditions ...
Adamic Language - Modern - Latter-day Saints Movement
... Some other early Latter-day Saint leaders, including Brigham Young, Orson Pratt and Elizabeth Ann Whitney claimed to have received several words in the Adamic language in revelations ... Some Latter-day Saints believe that the Adamic language is the "pure language" spoken of by Zephaniah and that it will be restored as the universal language of humankind at the end of the world ...

More definitions of "Modern":

  • (noun): A contemporary person.
  • (noun): 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, Bodoni font
  • (adj): Belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages.
    Example: "Modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
  • (adj): Characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture.
  • (adj): Used of a living language; being the current stage in its development.
    Example: "Modern English"
    Synonyms: New

Famous quotes containing the word modern:

    There is one, and only one, thing in modern society more hideous than crime—namely, repressive justice.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped.
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)

    Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being.... Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free.
    Emma Goldman (1869–1940)