midlife
noun Date: 1807 middle agemidlife adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • midlife — [mid′līf΄] n. MIDDLE AGE: esp. in midlife crisis the sense of uncertainty or anxiety about one s identity, values, relationships, etc. that some people experience in midlife …   English World dictionary

  • midlife — (n.) also mid life, 1837, from MID (Cf. mid) + LIFE (Cf. life). Midlife crisis attested from 1965 …   Etymology dictionary

  • midlife — ► NOUN ▪ the central period of a person s life, between around 45 and 60 years old …   English terms dictionary

  • midlife — adj. Midlife is used with these nouns: ↑crisis …   Collocations dictionary

  • midlife — /ˈmɪdlaɪf/ (say midluyf) adjective of or relating to the middle period of one s life: a midlife journey …   Australian English dictionary

  • midlife — n. /mid luyf /; adj. /mid luyf /, n. 1. See middle age. adj. 2. middle aged. Also, mid life. [1895 1900; MID + LIFE] * * * …   Universalium

  • midlife — 1. adjective Occurring in the middle point of ones life, about aged 40. 2. noun The middle period of ones life. Twins from all the patterns of twinship experienced this emotional disaster as young adults or in their midlives …   Wiktionary

  • midlife — mid·life ( )mid līf n MIDDLE AGE …   Medical dictionary

  • midlife — mɪdlaɪf n. period in life between young adulthood and old age, period of life occurring approximately between ages 35 55 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • midlife — noun the central period of a person s life, between around 45 and 60 years old …   English new terms dictionary

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