millennial

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj millennial relating to a millennium or span of a thousand years
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Millennial Of or pertaining to the millennium, or to a thousand years; as, a millennial period; millennial happiness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • millennial Consisting of or relating to a thousand years; pertaining to a millennium, or specifically to the millennium: as, a millennial period; millennial expectations.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Millennial pertaining to a thousand years, or to the millennium
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. mille, 1000, annus, a year.

Usage

In literature:

But the Doctor had no millennial faith.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
The event was looked forward to as millennial; as a restoration of a golden age before her departure.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
More like Adolf's remark about his millennial Reich.
"Coming to Grips with White Knuckles" by Paul Cameron Brown
This is another millennial name of the city of Jerusalem.
"Studies in Prophecy" by Arno C. Gaebelein
He did all that one man could do to advance the coming of this millennial consummation.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
After Waterloo, when a conflict that waged for a quarter of a century ended, our fathers hailed the millennial dawn.
"Victory out of Ruin" by Norman Maclean
How this millennial spectacle was to be brought about, they kept carefully secret.
"Harvard Stories" by Waldron Kintzing Post
The theory of evolution encourages no millennial anticipations.
"Aphorisms and Reflections from the works of T. H. Huxley" by Thomas Henry Huxley
The two proceeded now, in this evening sent over out of the millennial kingdom, to the dark chamber of the daughter.
"Hesperus or Forty-Five Dog-Post-Days Vol. II" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Post-millennialism surely fails here in trying to find some explanation for these prophecies.
"Studies in Zechariah" by Arno C. Gaebelein
In the millennial scheme, the heavenly follows the earthly in time.
"Religion and the War" by Various
It is the millennial temple, that coming, earthly house to which the nations shall turn to worship the King.
"The Prophet Ezekiel" by Arno C. Gaebelein
And yet I fear we are far from the realization of any millennial period, as to its use and abuse, in this or other countries.
"Insanity" by Henry Putnam Stearns
What do you think of the Pre-Millennial Conference that was held in New York City recently?
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
And it must be so, at least, until some far off millennial day.
"British Quarterly Review, American Edition, Volume LIV" by Various
What a millennial world this would be, if every one were placed in the niche for which he or she were best fitted.
"Ginger-Snaps" by Fanny Fern
It is a judgment of living nations, previous to the opening of the millennial kingdom.
"The Lord's Coming" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
Thus we have, in the opening of our chapter, a millennial scene.
"Notes on the book of Exodus" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
The allusions of Mr. Campbell, in his "Millennial Harbinger," show that he was by no means indifferent to Mr. Badger's antagonism to his cause.
"Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger" by Elihu G. Holland
Now, in going to law, the Christian anticipates the millennial age.
"The All-Sufficiency of Christ" by Charles Henry Mackintosh
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In poetry:

"If grandeur, not sole height, thou seek,
Thy acre-shadowing glade,
Enter this Dodonsean girth,
Millennial, undecayed.
"Immortal Eve - I" by Manmohan Ghose
"Nay," you cry in bitter protest,
"Shall man have no perfect end,
No millennial culmination,
Toward which all the ages tend?
"Discouragement" by John Lawson Stoddard
Yet still, across the narrow strait,
Some remnants of the hospice stand,
Whose ever hospitable gate
Met pilgrims from the Holy Land,
Its finely carved, millennial tower
Enduring to the present hour.
"Isola Comacina" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Most people would agree that Millennials are some of the most agile workers.
The results of NPD's survey of 2,400 millennials show that these customers on average visited restaurants 252 times a year in 2007, but will do so just 202 times in 2012.
Millennials who identify as feminists (yes, they exist ) said that those who don't may be misinformed.
Some basic metrics on Millennial 's business were also released today: The company has 150 million monthly unique users in the US, and 380 million globally.
More than 38,000 mobile apps feature ads that run on Millennial 's network.
After the transaction, Zachary George's stake was reported as 8,672,214 shares of Millennial Media Inc stock.
Millennials are poised to find solutions to the planet's ills if given the chance, says Maria LaMagna.
LaMagna says millennials ' competitiveness and multitasking will help them creatively.
Only about six-in-ten Millennials (61%) are non-Hispanic whi...
Many protective mothers and fathers of Millennials aren't allowing their kids to play tackle football because of health risks.
Macy's is going for millennials with new brands.
Kathryn Minshew, who runs a job search site, says millennials can be ill-prepared to job search.
Fewer than 50% of Millennials are well-informed about skin cancer.
A recent Atlantic Magazine article called millennials the "less-owning generation," in that they care more about "access to ownership" than ownership itself.
Growing emphasis on social good in society is empowering millennials (ages 16-29) to balance their career goals with karma.
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In science:

Emotion Processing Effects on Interference Resolution in Working Memory. Emotion, 8(2), 267-280. Levine, D. S. & Perlovsky, L. I. (2008) Neuroscientific insights on Biblical myths: Simplifying heuristics versus careful thinking: Scientific analysis of millennial spiritual issues.
Curiosity and Pleasure
G Martin “Asymmetries in the Shanks – Renyi Prime Number Race” Proceedings of the Millennial Conference on Number Theory, University of Illinois, II, (2000),403 – 415.
Application of an accurate remainder term in the calculation of Residue Class Distributions
The global and persistent millennial-scale variability in the thermoluminescence profiles of shallow and deep mediterranean sea cores.
A selection of papers with some relevance to the investigation of the Sun-Climate link: Papers on Data, Methods and Commentary
On sharp spectral lines in the climatic record and the millennial peak.
A selection of papers with some relevance to the investigation of the Sun-Climate link: Papers on Data, Methods and Commentary
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