Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
Related to coevals: palliative
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for coevals

all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

References in periodicals archive ?
What sets Bong's project apart from its near coevals is that its action is restricted almost exclusively to this narrow moving vehicle.
His comprehensive study posits that these two giants of American literature were not just simply adversaries: they were also coevals who brought out the best and the worst in each other over the course of nearly four decades.
Small wonder that the Law Commission is currently reviewing the Victorian laws which set the framework in which Mr Savage and his coevals elsewhere 'devil about', seeking ever more trivial rules to impose on the taxi trade, which they espouse are in the interest of protecting the travelling public.
SKOPJE, October 18, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey's deputy prime minister said on Tuesday that Great Leader Ataturk differed from his coevals as he was open to reforms and renovation.
Their coevals had lived through that era, and they understood that the America First Committee was in the broad tradition of American political activism.
Schubert's music furnishes spaces wherein many types of memory--a word that Fisk uses with totemic frequency--are coevals rather than competitors.
Abele displays a social consciousness that is most often absent from the works of her coevals.
Unlike her coevals in Britain, say--for example, Alison Smithson (1 928-1993) and Bridget Riley (b.
All coevals, they lived in the first generation of Christian power.
In American culture this gulf has to do partly with old grievances which disunite graying sons and daughters of the sixties who for whatever reason did not serve or did not approve of service and their coevals who did.
I would include here poems of those writers whose subjects or genres (religious, comic, or juvenile, for example) seem to be of less interest to contemporary scholars than they were to their coevals chiefly because these genres did not necessarily encourage originality (John Keble, John Newman, Emily Taylor, Edwin Arnold, and the later Thomas Hood would be among my choices).
As the authors note, "Dickens and his coevals shared an uncompromising belief in the achievement of two complementary nineteenth-century goals: the reclamation of a golden age and the amelioration of society and the individual.