Definition of silver age in English:

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silver age


A period regarded as notable but inferior to a golden age: the age may in hindsight be seen as not entirely contemptible, perhaps even as a silver age
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  • When Saturn was overthrown by his son, Jupiter, the silver age began.
  • Weimar had its Golden classical age (Goethe, Schiller and Herder) and a silver age (Liszt); there was a string of Grand Dukes, Nietzsche, early Bauhaus and of course the proclamation of the Weimar Republic.
  • It's like the silver age of DC comics, but on screen.

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Syllabification: sil·ver age

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