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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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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