Generation X

  

Definition

A label attributed to people born during the 1960s and 1970s. Members of Generation X are often described as cynical or disaffected, though this reputation obviously does not apply to all people born during this era. This generation has an increased understanding of technology, having grown up during the age of computers. Sometimes also shortened to Gen X. See also baby boomers, Generation Y.

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  • Back in the 90�s, my boss used to complain about all his Generation X employees, but now he says that Millennials are even worse.

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  • My mom is ashamed that she is a part of Generation X because they have a bad reputation among some people in the world.

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  • My father came back from the war and had many kids, they called him a baby boomer. That was the generation before me, i am part of generation x.

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