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 Meanings and Examples of MODERN
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modern
 a.  of the present or recent times
Classic Sentence: (122 in 9 pages)
1  Thick of waist, large of limb, and, save for her hair, fashionable in the tight modern way, she never looked like Sappho, or one of the beautiful young men whose photographs adorned the weekly papers.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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2  Sleary himself, a stout modern statue with a money-box at its elbow, in an ecclesiastical niche of early Gothic architecture, took the money.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
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3  In place of these, he was equipped with a sword of lath, resembling that with which Harlequin operates his wonders upon the modern stage.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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4  The floor was composed of earth mixed with lime, trodden into a hard substance, such as is often employed in flooring our modern barns.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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5  Add to all this, Cedric had fasted since noon, and his usual supper hour was long past, a cause of irritation common to country squires, both in ancient and modern times.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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6  Yet let not modern beauty envy the magnificence of a Saxon princess.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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7  He had never been one of the modern ladylike young men: rather bucolic even, with his ruddy face and broad shoulders.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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8  Connie and he were attached to one another, in the aloof modern way.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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9  And since the field of life is largely an artificially-lighted stage today, the stories were curiously true to modern life, to the modern psychology, that is.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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10  They appeared in the most modern magazines, and were praised and blamed as usual.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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11  Her room was the only gay, modern one in the house, the only spot in Wragby where her personality was at all revealed.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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12  He seemed the most modern of modern voices.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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13  Because, after all, like so many modern men, he was finished almost before he had begun.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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14  He dreaded her will, her female will, and her modern female insistency.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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15  But she had that queer sort of bossiness, endless assertion of her own will, which is one of the signs of insanity in modern woman.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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Example Sentence: (133 in 9 pages)
16  I have to say I don't much care for modern music.
17  The Leisure Center is a long and low modern building.
18  One by one the old buildings in the city have been demolished and replaced with modern tower blocks.
19  The gallery has an excellent collection of modern art.
20  I studied modern European history at college.
21  It is interesting to compare a modern computer with the Apollo system in a couple of key areas.
22  Charles Babbage's mechanical calculating engines were the antecedents of the modern computer.
23  Computer is indispensable to modern life.
24  He's a dyed-in-the-wool traditionalist where cooking is concerned - he won't have any modern gadgets in the kitchen.
25  The company operates out of modern offices and expensive hotel suites to create an air of respectability.
26  She's studying modern Japanese language and culture.
27  Tradition and culture are often at variance with the needs of modern living.
28  Business is one of the major forces in modern culture.
29  The main culprit in the current crisis seems to be modern farming techniques.
30  Mary Ann had made an effort at jazzing up the chilly modern interiors.