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Origin of Lost Generation
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Example sentences from the Web for Lost Generation
I watched SNL—the Eddie Murphy generation—and also SCTV with Rick Moranis.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So in that sense we have gotten close to the families that have lost loved ones, be it from one side or the other.
After four or five months of casual interaction, they realized they both had lost a young parent to cancer.
He was not originally so uninhibited, however, as can now be seen in his “lost” novel, Skylight.
A place that has multiplied success for generation after generation of its children.
The patache was never seen again, and there is not much doubt that it was lost with all hands on board.
This vessel, loaded with supplies, went ashore and was lost; and one hundred and twenty Japanese and three Dutchmen were drowned.
The memory of him shall not depart away, and his name shall be in request from generation to generation.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
How much of the imagination, how much of the intellect, evaporates and is lost while we seek to embody it in words!Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
British Dictionary definitions for Lost Generation
noun (sometimes not capitals)
Cultural definitions for Lost Generation
The young adults of Europe and America during World War I. They were “lost” because after the war many of them were disillusioned with the world in general and unwilling to move into a settled life. Gertrude Stein is usually credited with popularizing the expression.