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1. hundred-and-twentieth

adjective. the ordinal number of one hundred twenty in counting order.

Synonyms

  • 120th

Antonyms

  • 53
  • 21

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Words that Rhyme with Twentieth Century

  • penitentiary
  • midcentury

Example sentences of the word twentieth-century


1. Noun Phrase
Diego Rivera is likely the most famous Mexican painter/muralist of the twentieth century.

2. Noun Phrase
Others write that it began "decades ago," or "in the early twentieth century."

3. Noun Phrase
Jean Piaget was an influential psychologist of the twentieth century.

2. quarter-century

noun. a period of 25 years.

Synonyms

  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime
  • overtime

Etymology

  • century (English)
  • centuria (Latin)
  • quarter- (English)

3. half-century

noun. a period of 50 years.

Synonyms

  • century
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime
  • overtime

4. twentieth

adjective. ['ˈtwɛntiːˌɛθ, ˈtwɛnˌtiːɛθ'] coming next after the nineteenth in position.

Synonyms

  • 20th

Antonyms

  • upgrade
  • downgrade

Etymology

  • -eth (English)
  • twenty (English)

5. twentieth

noun. ['ˈtwɛntiːˌɛθ, ˈtwɛnˌtiːɛθ'] position 20 in a countable series of things.

Antonyms

  • inconspicuous

Etymology

  • -eth (English)
  • twenty (English)

6. century

noun. ['ˈsɛntʃɝi'] a period of 100 years.

Synonyms

  • millenary
  • quattrocento
  • decennium
  • millennium
  • half-century
  • period of time
  • decennary
  • period
  • time period
  • quarter-century
  • decade

Antonyms

  • day
  • night
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • centuria (Latin)
  • centum (Latin)

7. century

noun. ['ˈsɛntʃɝi'] ten 10s.

Synonyms

  • large integer
  • hundred
  • one C
  • 100

Antonyms

  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime
  • overtime

Etymology

  • centuria (Latin)
  • centum (Latin)
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