1. the quality of being current or of the present

a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village

Derivationally related forms: ↑contemporaneous (for: ↑contemporaneousness), ↑modernistic (for: ↑modernism), ↑Modern (for: ↑modernness), ↑modern (for: ↑modernness), ↑modern (for: ↑modernity)
Hypernyms: ↑currentness, ↑currency, ↑up-to-dateness
Attrubites: ↑modern
2. the quality of belonging to the same period of time
Derivationally related forms: ↑contemporaneous (for: ↑contemporaneousness), ↑contemporaneous
Hypernyms: ↑concurrence, ↑coincidence, ↑conjunction, ↑co-occurrence

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