Definition of Coevals

1. Noun. All the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age.

Exact synonyms: Contemporaries, Generation
Generic synonyms: People
Specialized synonyms: Youth Culture, Peer Group
Derivative terms: Generational



Definition of Coevals

1. Noun. (plural of coeval) ¹

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Definition of Coevals

1. coeval [n] - See also: coeval

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coevals

coestates
coetanean
coetaneans
coetaneity
coetaneous
coeternal
coeternally
coeternalness
coeternity
coeur
coeur en sabot
coeval
coevalities
coevality
coevally
coevals (current term)
coevent
coevolution
coevolutional
coevolutionary
coevolutions
coevolve
coevolved
coevolves
coevolving
coevous
coex
coexecutor
coexecutors
coexecutrices

Literary usage of Coevals

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1. Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the by James Boswell, George Birkbeck Norman Hill (1891)
"BOSWELL. 5 Sixty-nine. He was born in 1709. J See ante, i. 87, note 2. • ' O my coevals! remnants of yourselves! Poor human ruins, tottering o'er the grave! ..."

2. A Letter on Shakspere's Authorship of The Two Noble Kinsmen: And on the by William Spalding, John Hill Burton, Frederick James Furnivall (1876)
"... and to draw from them certain conclusions, which I cannot think altogether valueless, as to some distinctions between him and his dramatic coevals, ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1858)
"... each member commences and continues rhythmically to put forth single progeny, desiit- ing by sets of coevals by rhythm, or, corresponding to the first ..."

4. Lectures on the Philosophy of the Mind by Thomas Brown (1846)
"O, my coevals ! " says the author of the Night Thoughts, at a time when he was himself advanced in age, O, my coevals ! remnants of yourselves, ..."

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