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empty-nest syndrome

noun
1.
a depressed state felt by some parents after their children have left home.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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British Dictionary definitions for empty-nest syndrome

empty-nest syndrome

noun
1.
(informal) a condition, often involving depression, loneliness, etc, experienced by parents living in a home from which the children have grown up and left
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