mid-victorian

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adjective

often capitalized M & usually capitalized V
1
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the middle period of the reign (1837–1901) of Queen Victoria
mid-Victorian furniture
2
a
: like one of the mid-Victorian period
has a mid-Victorian taste in art
b
: old-fashioned, antiquated
your attitude is mid-Victorian

mid-victorian

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noun

"
often capitalized M & capitalized V
1
: one belonging to the mid-Victorian period
2
: one having the moral or aesthetic standards characteristic or supposedly characteristic of the mid-Victorian period

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

mid entry 3 + Victorian

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“Mid-victorian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mid-victorian. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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