Lost Generation


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Lost Generation

n (sometimes not capitals)
1. (Historical Terms) the large number of talented young men killed in World War I
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Movements) the generation of writers, esp American authors such as Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway, active after World War I

Lost′ Genera′tion


n. (often l.c.)
1. the generation that came of age during or just after World War I, viewed as cynical and disillusioned.
2. a group of American writers of this generation.
[1925–30]
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This will result in another lost generation to decades of unemployment and poverty.
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The Lost Generation tells the story of the Great War from its origins in a far-flung corner of Europe and includes illustrations.
They are the real lost generation of Pakistan so who are the responsible for this loss of generation, of course the government.
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The Lost Generation, some of which was filmed in former warehouses in the city, also features students from LIPA and is being released later this month.