An example of modern used as an adjective is a modern oven that has current features and technology.
An example of modern used as an adjective is the modern home design of a concrete home.
Modern Italian; Modern Romance languages.
- Of or having to do with the latest styles, methods, or ideas; up-to-date.
- Designating or of certain contemporary trends and schools of art, music, literature, dance, etc.
- Designating or of any of various 20th-cent. styles of modernist art, furniture, architecture, etc.
Origin of modern
- French moderne from Old French from Late Latin modernus from Latin modo in a certain manner, just now from modō ablative of modus manner med- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition