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  1. coevals, contemporaries, generationnoun

    all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

    Synonyms:
    generation, coevals, genesis, multiplication, propagation

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  1. William Faulkner:

    Always dream and shoot higher than you know how to. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

  2. Goethe:

    The old lose one of the greatest privileges of man, for they are no longer judged by their contemporaries.

  3. Hugh Dugan:

    The U.S. has always been identified with such forces operating beyond the scrutiny of its democratic institutions: the Masonic influence was regarded as a driving force, a deep state, taking root as early as George Washington with his contemporaries’ blessing and participation.

  4. Jennifer Sclafani:

    President Trump tends to talk in personally evaluative terms - both positively and negatively - about his contemporaries. During his campaign, he was better known for his personal insults, but he is also a very complimentary president, hIs compliments, however, tend to be less substantial in terms of touting the complimentee's professional credentials or abilities, and are rather generally evaluative.

  5. Alessandro Rosina:

    In southern Europe, reciprocal help is an important value, for emotional and material reasons. Young people leave home later than their northern European contemporaries. They live close to their parents, so their parents can help with child-rearing and then they, in turn, take care of elderly parents. Because of COVID, this system is now in crisis.


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