xennial

xennial

An individual of the generation whose members were born between roughly 1977 and 1983. The name refers to the perception that such people were born between members of Generation X (people born in the 1960s and '70s) and millennials (people born in the 1980s and '90s). The proper pronunciation of the term is debated. Like a true xennial, the epitome of my childhood was playing The Oregon Trail on a floppy disk.
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I belong to the Xennial generation so I understand where we've been, how things used to be, and where we're heading as a globally connected society.
As a Xennial (the only generation to transition from having no technology to a lot of technology), we are also the very first generation of parents to have kids that will grow up being fully immersed in technology, and truth be told I have no idea what kind of traditions will make sense to them decades from now.
But rather than concede the ridiculousness of the exercise, someone (its unclear whom) simply invented the term Xennial, intended to describe a microgeneration that straddles these two macro generations, both of which are, I stress again, totally imaginary.
Now in full disclosure, while I am a millennial I think I may be more of an Xennial. Xennials are a microgeneration between Millennials and Generation X, defined as being born between 1977 and 1983.
Millennials and xennials, the digital natives, only know an era that crossed boundaries and challenged the status quo.
Or artistic creations such as pop art for the xennials. In my opinion, a lot can be said about a generation based on how they would want to be entertained.
It brought Xennials (those who, described by experts, were born from 1977 to 1983) back to that era of Original Pilipino Music (OPM) rock with kaleidoscope, eclectic choices that resonate the feels (aspirations, angst) of the then youngsters (and now professionals).
And the fourth one is being led by the Xennials. This revolution has hit the market really hard.
This is a revolution in its true sense which is led by the Xennials and complemented by the Millennials.
Xennials are more optimistic than Millennials and more dynamic than Generation X as they had a difficult childhood (with fewer machines) and faced revolutions more frequently than the previous generations in their adulthood.They were raised by the parents who would believe in doing one job in one life but they had to switch from one to another in a span of 5 years.
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Dubbed 'Xennials,' Woodman's concept of an "in-between generation" aims to solve the common issues that the 30-somethings of today face when they feel they're wrongly categorised alongside their younger counterparts.
But Woodman believes that Xennials should hold on to the unique experience of living through a pre-Internet childhood; a time when the landline was used to arrange meeting up with friends, when people still read newspapers to catch up on current affairs, and where the worry of social media and mobile phones was simply non-existent.
We have new structural designs combined with classic styles that would catch the fancy of most Gen X-ers and the Xennials."
One is 'xennials,' very specific for people born between 1977 and 1983, and said to be less cynical than 'Generation X' but less optimistic than 'millennials.'