gene ration gap

generation gap

noun
a lack of communication between one generation and another, especially between young people and their parents, brought about by differences of tastes, values, outlook, etc.

Origin:
1965–70

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generation gap
 
n
the years separating one generation from the generation that precedes or follows it, esp when regarded as representing the difference in outlook and the lack of understanding between them

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generation gap definition


The differences in customs, attitudes, and beliefs between any two generations, but especially between youths and adults.

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