generational generational  /ˌdʒɛ nə ˈreɪ ʃə nəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to a generation

Usage(s):

  1. The house divides along generational lines.
  2. It may just be coincidence, but The Tonight Show somehow seems to know when America is going through a generational moment.
  3. War on the Floor: Senators spar over tradition, and with one another, in a largely generational row over the filibuster.

News

  1. Iowa Gov. Branstad supports Internet sales tax change

    'This is a tax that’s rather generational in nature. This affects young people more'
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Gazette

  2. Origin Stories: Michael T. Rose

    Most of my generational cohort should remember the first few times they actually saw or laid hands on a personal computer. I'm pretty sure I do; my childhood friend Bradley Konia was the guy who always had the most interesting gadgets, and he claimed both a Sinclair ZX80 and an Atari 800 in his collection. We stayed up way too late typing BASIC commands on the Sinclair's membrane keyboard, or ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  3. Poll: Generational divide over Snowden's actions

    Washington (CNN) – More than half of Americans think the man who leaked sensitive information about the massive and secret government surveillance program did the right thing. But the new national poll suggests an almost equal amount say the former intelligence contractor should be prosecuted. And the Time survey indicates a wide generational divide, with […]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN Political Ticker

Quotes

  1. "But I firmly believe that at this point in America's history, we need a president that will not just continue the policies that we have been following in recent years," Powell said. "I think we need a president who is a generational change...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Colin Powell Source: Glasgow Evening Times

  2. Minority leader in the House John Boehner said before Friday's vote: "This is an act of generational theft that our children and grandchildren will be paying for far into the future."
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: John Boehner Source: Belfast Telegraph

  3. "Alaska has been in the midst of a generational shift - you could see it," said Begich, the Anchorage mayor.
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Mark Begich Source: TIME

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