- a point between two extremes; the golden mean.
Origin of juste-milieu
literally, exact middle
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Examples from the Web for juste-milieu
We are in the age of the juste-milieu; and this is appropriate enough.
The policy of juste-milieu inevitably caused revolt among the over-excited young men of the day.Vie de Bohme
He was the embodiment in the art of painting, as someone has put it, of Louis Philippe's maxim of the juste-milieu.
And Vital showed them a hat of a form and design which was truly expressive of the juste-milieu.Unconscious Comedians
Honore de Balzac