What is another word for millennium?

Pronunciation: [mɪlˈɛni͡əm] (IPA)

Millennium is a word that is used to describe a period of one thousand years, typically used in the context of a particular era or civilization. There are many synonyms that can be used to describe such a period, including aeon, epoch, era, age, cycle, and generation. Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation, but they all convey the same sense of time and history. Whether you are discussing the rise and fall of empires, the evolution of language and culture, or the progress of science and technology, these synonyms for millennium provide a rich and varied vocabulary to help you describe the long arc of human history.

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What are the hypernyms for Millennium?

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What are the meronyms for Millennium?

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What are the opposite words for millennium?

Millennium refers to a period of one thousand years. Antonyms for this word include words that denote shorter periods of time or non-millennial periods. For instance, the word 'decade' refers to a period of ten years and is an antonym for millennium. Similarly, words like 'century' (a period of one hundred years), 'year,' and 'day' can also be considered as antonyms for this word. Other antonyms include words that denote a time frame that is not a thousand years long, such as 'moment,' 'hour,' 'minute,' and 'second.' Synonyms and antonyms of words provide a chance to broaden the vocabulary and express oneself more effectively.

What are the antonyms for Millennium?

  • n.

    1000 years

Usage examples for Millennium

"Why, I'm a perfect olive-branch," he concluded, with his dry indulgent laugh; "the very babies stop crying at my approach-I carry a sort of millennium about with me-I'd make my fortune as an agent of the Peace Society.
"The Greater Inclination"
Edith Wharton
We have now learned that the formation of the constituencies offers a distinct problem with grave practical effects, and popular government not having brought the millennium that was foretold, men seek a remedy in different methods of combining the voters.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell
Jackson's cabinet itself showed such a falling off, when compared with the cabinets of any of his predecessors, as to justify the caustic criticism that, when he took office, there came in "the millennium of the minnows."
"Thomas Hart Benton"
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous quotes with Millennium

  • If the United Nations does not attempt to chart a course for the world's people in the first decades of the new millennium, who will?
    Kofi Annan
  • The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.
    Rand Beers
  • We barely missed killing Bin Laden. There were numerous findings issued by the President to kill him. We rolled up terrorist cells. We stopped the millennium bombings.
    Sidney Blumenthal
  • If the lives of men can be measured in terms of years, ideologies in decades, and nations in centuries, then the unit measuring civilizations, born of the interaction among peoples, would be the millennium.
    Abdelaziz Bouteflika
  • There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the way in the creation of the earliest known group of civilizations which arose on both sides of the land bridge between Africa and Eurasia in the fourth millennium B.C.
    James H. Breasted

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