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twentieth century


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the century from 1901 to 2000


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  • And strange, is it not, that a man need be brave in this twentieth century Domini to discuss spiritism and survival and telepathy?

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • And in the same way that Chinese Americans of the early twentieth century saw the benefits of having an attractive ambassador of Chinese culture to present to the world, James Chen and others in the Vegas Chinese community saw Miss Chinatown as a positive bridge to local government and larger community relations.

    American Chinatown

  • If the first half of the twentieth century in American urbanism—the era of the City Beautiful movement, the garden suburbs, and urban renewal—can be characterized as the Age of Planning, the period after 1970 was the Age of the Market.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • As Theodosius Dobzhansky, a leading biologist of the twentieth century and a devout Eastern Orthodox Christian, has said, “Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.”

    The Language of God

  • (Garstang, 1922), most biologists of the late twentieth century consider ontogeny the cause of phylogeny, rather than the reverse, on the few occasions when they consider such relationships at all.


  • One might think that the scientific man of the twentieth century would have learned to deal with this uniform fear as successfully as he has been able to add years to his life-span, or to replace human organs, or to produce children through artificial insemination.

    The Truth About Grief

  • He wants the Crystal Church to be the “most talked-about religious building of the twentieth century because it is a testimony that his ‘possibility thinking’ works and that it can relieve the impatience, anxiety, and financial frustration from which our culture and its people suffer,” writes David Singer in Christianity Today.

    Why Nothing Works

  • For had the academicians paid attention to the underworld, had Alfred Marshall possessed the disturbing vision of a Hobson or Edgeworth, the sense of social wrong of a Henry George, the great catastrophe of the twentieth century might not have burst upon a world utterly unprepared for radical social change.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • Fussing and fighting with the visiting Fenway Faithful during that initial two-game set in May, many of them actually silenced me with memories of 2004, as well as the fact that the Yankees championship pedigree of the twentieth century was, in their opinion, archaic.

    One Season

  • Through his books, such as Mere Christianity voted the best Christian book of the twentieth century by Christianity Today, The Screwtape Letters, and many others, including of course his beloved Chronicles of Narniaseries— he has helped countless people in their journey toward God.



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