midlife crisis
noun Date: 1965 a period of emotional turmoil in middle age characterized especially by a strong desire for change

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  • Midlife Crisis — Mit dem Begriff Midlife Crisis (engl. für „Mittlebenskrise“) meint man umgangssprachlich einen psychischen Zustand der Unsicherheit im Lebensabschnitt von etwa 30 bis Anfang 50 Jahren. Im Unterschied zu seelischen Erkrankungen (siehe psychische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Midlife Crisis — Infobox Single Name = Midlife Crisis Artist = Faith No More from Album = Angel Dust Released = Start date|1992|5|26 Format = CD, Cassette, Vinyl Recorded = Coast Recorders and Brilliant Studios, San Francisco, California January – March 1992… …   Wikipedia

  • Midlife-Crisis — Krise in der Mitte des Lebens; Midlifecrisis * * * Mid|life Cri|sis [ mɪtlai̮fkrai̮sɪs], die; , Midlifecrisis: (vor allem in Bezug auf Männer) krisenhafte Phase in der Mitte des Lebens, in der jmd. den Sinn seines bisherigen Lebens kritisch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • midlife crisis — ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ noun : a period of emotional turmoil in middle age caused by the realization that one is no longer young and characterized especially by a strong desire for change * * * noun, pl ⋯ crises [count] : a time in middle age when a person… …   Useful english dictionary

  • midlife crisis — [[t]mɪ̱dlaɪf kra͟ɪsɪs[/t]] midlife crises N COUNT: usu sing A midlife crisis is a period of doubt and anxiety that some people experience in middle age, when they think about whether their life is the kind of life that they want. I went through… …   English dictionary

  • midlife crisis — UK [ˌmɪdlaɪf ˈkraɪsɪs] / US noun [countable] Word forms midlife crisis : singular midlife crisis plural midlife crises often humorous strong feelings of worry and doubt that some people have about their lives when they reach middle age …   English dictionary

  • Midlife-Crisis — Mid|life Cri|sis, auch Mid|life|cri|sis [ midlaifkraisis] die; <aus gleichbed. engl. midlife crisis zu middle life »mittleres Lebensalter« u. crisis »Krise«> Phase in der Lebensmitte [des Mannes], in der der Betroffene sein bisheriges Leben …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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