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empty–nest syndrome

noun emp·ty–nest syndrome \ˌem(p)-tē-ˈnest-\

Definition of EMPTY-NEST SYNDROME

:  an emotional letdown often experienced by an empty nester

First Known Use of EMPTY-NEST SYNDROME

1972
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empty–nest syndrome

noun emp·ty–nest syndrome \ˈem(p)-tē-ˈnest-\

Medical Definition of EMPTY–NEST SYNDROME

:  the emotional letdown often experienced by a parent whose children have grown up and moved away from home

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