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noun as in generation

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  • baby boomers
  • Beat Generation
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  • Gen Y
  • Gen Z
  • Generation A
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  • Lost Generation
  • Millennials
  • sandwich generation
  • Silent Generation
  • Xennials

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Example Sentences

What sets him apart from so many of his contemporaries was his rare immunity from the influence of prevailing ideas.

Some of the authors most revered by their contemporaries now languish in relative obscurity.

Fans of Virginia Woolf may enjoy the following list of books written by her less famous female contemporaries.

Cummings, however, has proven far more controversial and arguably less palatable than her contemporaries.

Their laptop-less contemporaries may also get distracted by what their friends are looking at.

His letters are simply laughable, especially his characters of contemporaries.

Map and Chrétien were certainly contemporaries, but in neither case do we know the date of birth.

The proofs you have given so far are but solemn pledges to outdo all your contemporaries.

If his book is bad for our times and for us, it was very good for his contemporaries, and his religion was still better.

We should always aim at perfection, and then posterity will do us that justice which sometimes our contemporaries refuse us.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contemporaries, such as: cohort, peers, age, crop, generation x, and gen x.

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