middlescence

[ mid-l-es-uhns ]
/ ˌmɪd lˈɛs əns /

noun

the middle-age period of life, especially when considered a difficult time of self-doubt and readjustment.

Origin of middlescence

First recorded in 1960–65; blend of middle(-aged) and adolescence

OTHER WORDS FROM middlescence

mid·dl·es·cent, adjective
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