midlife

[n. mid-lahyf; adj. mid-lahyf]
noun
adjective
Also, mid-life.


Origin:
1895–1900; mid- + life

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

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She also discussed her midlife career change and the importance of reviving this lost art.
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.
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