Associations to the word «Modernity»

Wiktionary

MODERNITY, noun. The quality of being modern or contemporary.
MODERNITY, noun. Modern times.
MODERNITY, noun. (history) Quality of being of the modern period of contemporary historiography.

Dictionary definition

MODERNITY, noun. The quality of being current or of the present; "a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky