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middlescence

[mid-l-es-uh ns] /ˌmɪd lˈɛs əns/
noun
1.
the middle-age period of life, especially when considered a difficult time of self-doubt and readjustment.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; blend of middle and adolescence
Related forms
middlescent, adjective
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Contemporary definitions for middlescent
adjective

middle-aged but exhibiting behavior or having interests more like an adolescent, esp. in choice of activities and fashion

Examples

The middlescent man tried snowboarding.

Word Origin

middle + (adole)scent

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