Nowadays is defined as something in the current time or something going on now.(adverb)
When discussing how many more people have the Internet today than ten years ago, this is an example of a time when you might say "nowadays everyone has the Internet."
See nowadays in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME nou adaies < now + on + day + -s, adv. suffix
See nowadays in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English nouadaies
Origin: : nou, now; see now
Origin: + a (variant of on, on; see on)
Origin: + daies
Origin: , genitive of dai, day; see Day.
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