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Meaning of "Me generation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ME GENERATION

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ME GENERATION

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Me generation is a noun.
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WHAT DOES ME GENERATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Me generation

Me generation

The "Me" generation in the United States is a term referring to the Baby Boomer generation and the self-involved qualities that some people associated with it. The Baby Boomers were dubbed the Me generation by writer Tom Wolfe during the 1970s; Christopher Lasch was another writer who commented on the rise of a culture of narcissism among the younger generation. The phrase caught on with the general public, at a time when "self-realization" and "self-fulfillment" were becoming cultural aspirations among young people, who considered them far more important than social responsibility.

Definition of Me generation in the English dictionary

The definition of Me generation in the dictionary is the generation, originally in the 1970s, characterized by self-absorption; in the 1980s, characterized by material greed.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE ME GENERATION

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Synonyms and antonyms of Me generation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Me generation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ME GENERATION

Find out the translation of Me generation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Me generation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Me generation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

我世代
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

generación de mí
570 millions of speakers

English

Me generation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुझे पीढ़ी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الجيل لي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

меня поколения
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

geração de mim
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আমার প্রজন্ম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

génération de moi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Generasi saya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ich-Generation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ミーの生成
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

저 생성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Generasi kula
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

thế hệ tôi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என் தலைமுறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मला पिढी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ben nesil
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

generazione Me
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

generacja mnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мене покоління
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

generație Me
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

γενιά Me
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

my generasie
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Me generationen
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Me generasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Me generation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ME GENERATION»

The term «Me generation» is normally little used and occupies the 116.030 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ME GENERATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Me generation

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ME GENERATION»

Discover the use of Me generation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Me generation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More ...
Draws on more than a decade of research to identify the challenges being faced by today's young adults, offering insight into how unprecedented levels of competitiveness, economic imbalances, and changes in sexual dynamics are resulting in ...
Jean M. Twenge, 2006
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The Me Generation... by Me (Growing Up in the '60s)
The television and screenplay writer--and sportscaster--reflects on his youth in Woodland Hills, Calif.
Ken Levine, 2012
3
Swans and Pistols: Modeling, Motherhood, and Making It in ...
From her formative relationship with her mother to her days as a star model to her sisterly relationship with Mama Cass Elliot and ultimate reinvention as the author of the bestselling gang exposé, Do or Die, Swans and Pistols details Bing ...
Leon Bing, 2009
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Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More ...
The new pursuit of self-fulfillment led Tom Wolfe to label the 1970s the “Me Decade,” and by extension the young people of the time the “Me Generation.” Compared to today's young people, they were posers. Linda's Baby Boomer generation ...
Jean M. Twenge, 2006
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The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement
Citing a rise in such factors as cosmetic surgery, status-related debt and misrepresented Facebook profiles, a cautionary report on the increase of unhealthy ego-related behaviors examines its actual cost to families, organizations and ...
Jean M. Twenge, W. Keith Campbell, 2010
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Turning the Me Generation Into the We Generation: Raising ...
Internationally respected family therapist shows how parents can raise socially engaged and responsible children.
Michael Ungar, 2009
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The Joshua Generation
How did we allow ourselves to become the "ME GENERATION," in which everything we do is for ourselves? If we are going to rekindle the spark of life that makes the family the beautiful thing that God intended it to be, we have to love one ...
Tex Ford, 2003
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Generation Friend Me: no data
These non-profits often have volunteers and most are on the front lines. That is, they are in the schools, or in the homes of families and are positioned perfectly to make a difference. So, let's summarize...in today's “Friend Me” generation, the “I”  ...
Mark G. Pollock, 2011
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Wise Teacher, Wise Student: Tibetan Approaches to a Healthy ...
The Spiritual Life History of the Me Generation Members of the Me Generation came to Tibetan Buddhism as provisional adults during the 1980s. The emotional tone of their generation has been set by the wish to have everything. Because ...
Alexander Berzin, 2010
10
The Corner of His Garment
My generation is called: the "Me Generation". It's a generation that is characterized by self centered living and relating. I wonder what the "Greatest Generation" thinks about the "Me Generation"? It would be so interesting to hear what they think ...
Ainslee Brillo, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ME GENERATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Me generation is used in the context of the following news items.
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NASA releases first complete image of sunlit Earth in four decades
... the idea of building a dedicated satellite to do for the Web generation on a daily basis what the Blue Marble photo did for the Me generation. «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
2
Reflections on his life and times
My generation often was called the "me generation," yet we were much more "inclusive" than the contemporary "it's all about me" generation. «Waterbury Republican American, Jul 15»
3
Survey shows millennials want to lead, they just need a hand
That certainly beats out the attitudes of previous Me Generation workers. "They're inspired by people who are really successful, like Mark ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Big Picture: 'Angel show' creator finds kindness in Victoria
We'd had the sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and greed of the Me Generation in the '70s, the acquisitional obsessions of the '80s were not working, and ... «Times Colonist, Jul 15»
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Study shows millennials seek out news on social issues more than …
While practices among millennial differ within Sheridan and the country, statistics say the the “Me Generation” is staying on top of current events ... «The Sheridan Press, Jul 15»
6
Sneaker Stories, From Industrial Revolution to Michael Jordan, Run …
From here, the exhibit follows the return of the sneaker to status and prestige, as the “me generation” of the 1970s became obsessed with ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
7
The problem with the 'Millennial problem'
“In the U.S., Millennials are the children of Baby Boomers, who are also known as the Me Generation, who then produced the Me Me Me ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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Column: The problem with the 'Millennial problem'
“In the U.S., Millennials are the children of Baby Boomers, who are also known as the Me Generation, who then produced the Me Me Me ... «The Coloradoan, Jul 15»
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How sneakers rose from street to chic
Sensing a shift, newcomer Nike created the ideal shoe for the Me Generation: the Nike Cortez. Available in a number of bright colorways with ... «KSPR, Jul 15»
10
China's Young Postmodern, Post-Mao Artists
Jin Shan's generation has been accused by some Chinese critics as being narcissistic and self-indulgent — a “Me Generation,” as the ... «Hyperallergic, Jul 15»

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