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Definitions for twentieth
ˈtwɛn ti ɪθ, ˈtwʌn-twen·ti·eth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twentiethadjective

    position 20 in a countable series of things

  2. twentieth, 20thadjective

    coming next after the nineteenth in position


  1. twentiethnoun

    A person or thing in the twentieth position.

  2. twentiethnoun

    One of twenty equal parts of a whole.

  3. twentiethadjective

    The ordinal form of the number twenty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twentiethadjective

    next in order after the nineteenth; tenth after the tenth; coming after nineteen others; -- the ordinal of twenty

  2. Twentiethadjective

    consisting, or being, one of twenty equal parts into which anything is divided

  3. Twentiethnoun

    the next in order after the nineteen; one coming after nineteen others

  4. Twentiethnoun

    the quotient of a unit divided by twenty; one of twenty equal parts of one whole

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    Rank popularity for the word 'twentieth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3613

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twentieth in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twentieth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of twentieth in a Sentence

  1. Ibn-e-Safi:

    Man after the second half of the twentieth century is frustrated. You know that the foundation of all subversiveness is laid on frustration and this frustration keeps finding ways to subversive activities. And you also know that an uncert...ain present has made man pessimistic about future... therefore he runs after anything that glitters, be it fire

  2. William Lyon Phelps:

    The fear of life is the favorite disease of the twentieth century.

  3. John Milton:

    How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, Stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year

  4. Norman Mailer:

    The horror of the Twentieth Century was the size of each new event, and the paucity of its reverberation.

  5. Don DeLillo:

    Film is more than the twentieth-century art. It's another part of the twentieth-century mind. It's the world seen from inside. We've come to a certain point in the history of film. If a thing can be filmed, the film is implied in the thing itself. This is where we are. The twentieth century is on film. You have to ask yourself if there's anything about us more important than the fact that we're constantly on film, constantly watching ourselves.

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