ul·​tra·​mod·​ern ˌəl-trə-ˈmä-dərn How to pronounce ultramodern (audio)
 nonstandard  -ˈmä-d(ə-)rən
: extremely or extraordinarily modern
ultramodern buildings
an ultramodern lifestyle

Examples of ultramodern in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, its showpiece ultramodern T-14 Armata is not in production eight years after it was first unveiled due to endless technical problems. David Hambling, Popular Mechanics, 14 July 2023 The Jaguar loyalist is an affluent person who wants comfort, speed, and style and doesn't require it to be wrapped in ultramodern trappings. William Jeanes, Car and Driver, 8 July 2023 Sleek, minimalist ultramodern design is on its way out. Curbed, 9 Feb. 2023 From the snowy slopes of the Swiss Alps to Lake Tahoe—fashion-forward snow devotees turn to stylish and bold layering pieces including chic puffer coats, statement knits, cozy cashmere accessories, and ultramodern ski-pant shapes for the ultimate packing essentials. Harper's BAZAAR, 18 Feb. 2023 Some highlights include a West Village townhouse that any antique-loving maximalist would love, a rustic-yet-cool Dumbo loft (not to be confused with Dan Humphrey’s Brooklyn loft from the OG GG), and an ultramodern Tribeca penthouse with sweeping cityscape views. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, 9 July 2021 The couple have doubled the size of their roughly 200-year-old house by wrapping a pair of ultramodern additions around it. Ruth Bloomfield, wsj.com, 13 Apr. 2023 Its unnamed city is an ultramodern ruin full of pimps, hustlers and bent cops. Jeff Calder, ajc, 3 Apr. 2023 With an aesthetic that was part Bond-villain lair, part medi-spa, this sprawling, ultramodern property fulfilled a different kind of Alpine fantasy. Pilar Guzmán, Travel + Leisure, 19 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ultramodern was in 1833

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“Ultramodern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultramodern. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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: very modern in idea, style, or direction
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