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[n. mid-lahyf; adj. mid-lahyf] /n. ˈmɪdˈlaɪf; adj. ˈmɪdˌlaɪf/
Origin of midlife
1895-1900; mid- + life Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She also discussed her midlife career change and the importance of reviving this lost art.
  • Late-life medical problems tend to happen to the poor during midlife.
  • For me this started out as the midlife fulfillment of a fantasy.
  • Every novel was about a forty-two-year-old professor having an affair with a student and going through a midlife crisis.
  • In your midlife years send the kids to the community college and use the savings to pay down your mortgage.
  • However, that screen is targeted toward a younger population and designed to identify the highest-risk individuals in midlife.
  • Eating disorders are surprisingly common at midlife.
  • With a six-figure income in sales, she wanted to sock away money to be secure in midlife.
Word Origin and History for midlife

also mid-life, 1837, from mid + life. Midlife crisis attested from 1965.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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midlife in Medicine

midlife mid·life (mĭd'līf')
See middle age. adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of middle age.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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