middle age


noun

the period of human life between youth and old age, sometimes considered as the years between 45 and 65 or thereabout.

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Origin of middle age

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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British Dictionary definitions for middle age

middle age

noun

the period of life between youth and old age, usually (in man) considered to occur approximately between the ages of 40 and 60
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Medical definitions for middle age

middle age
[ mĭdl ]

n.

The time of human life between youth and old age, usually reckoned as the years between 40 and 60.midlife
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