Definition of 世紀末



  • end of a century (esp. 19th); fin-de-siècle

Example Sentences

The first electric calculator came into existence toward the end of the 19th century.
Not until the end of the nineteenth century, did plant breeding become a scientific discipline.
Even at the end of the nineteenth century, sailors in the British Navy were not permitted to use knives and forks because using them was considered a sign of weakness.

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