midlife

or mid-life

[noun mid-lahyf; adjective mid-lahyf]

noun

adjective


Origin of midlife

First recorded in 1895–1900; mid- + life
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Word Origin and History for midlife
n.

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

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midlife in Medicine

midlife

[mĭdlīf′]

n.

middle age

adj.

Of, relating to, or characteristic of middle age.
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