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Modern (a.) Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of recent period; as, modern days, ages, or time; modern authors; modern fashions; modern taste; modern practice.
Modern (a.) New and common; trite; commonplace.
Modern (n.) A person of modern times; -- opposed to ancient.