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midlife

or mid-life

[ noun mid-lahyf; adjective mid-lahyf ]
/ noun ˈmɪdˈlaɪf; adjective ˈmɪdˌlaɪf /
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Origin of midlife

First recorded in 1895–1900; mid- + life
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Medical definitions for midlife

midlife
[ mĭdlīf′ ]

n.

middle age

adj.

Of, relating to, or characteristic of middle age.
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