Adjective "Generational" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Generational


    Definition:

    1. the entire body of individuals born and living at about the same time: the postwar generation.

    2. the term of years, roughly 30 among human beings, accepted as the average period between the birth of parents and the birth of their offspring.

    3. a group of individuals, most of whom are the same approximate age, having similar ideas, problems, attitudes, etc.Compare Beat Generation, Lost Generation.

    4. a group of individuals belonging to a specific category at the same time:

    Origin:
    generation

    Examples:

    "changes can be generational."

    "shifts can be generational."

    "wars can be generational."

    "problems can be generational."

    "markets can be generational."

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