Part of speech: adjective

Tenth in order after the six tieth.

Part of speech: adjective

Being one of seventy equal parts.

Part of speech: noun

One of seventy equal parts.

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Usage examples "seventieth":

  1. With a sober tenderness of regret he said to a friend who congratulated him upon his seventieth birthday, " Yet it is a little sad to me, for I count to- day the end of youth." - "From the Easy Chair, series 2", George William Curtis.
  2. He was fiercely tenacious of life, and his seventieth birthday had rung a knell in his ears that still sounded. - "The Mating of Lydia", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. He had passed his seventieth year, but Elizabeth noticed in the old men of Canada a strained expectancy, a buoyant hope, scarcely inferior to that of the younger generation. - "Lady Merton, Colonist", Mrs. Humphry Ward.