midlife

noun

mid·​life ˈmid-ˈlīf How to pronounce midlife (audio)
midlife adjective

Examples of midlife in a Sentence

changes that occur at midlife
Recent Examples on the Web New Years is a transitional time, and midlife acts in the same way. TIME, 27 Dec. 2023 Rick Ross didn’t come to his love for the finer things in midlife. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 31 Jan. 2024 Mosconi said her team is enrolling participants in a clinical trial to study how hormone therapy in midlife affects whether a person develops biological markers of Alzheimer’s disease. Claire Bugos, Verywell Health, 2 Nov. 2023 In addition to claiming the top spot in 2023, Polestar might also win a prize for the most significant reengineering job for a midlife refresh. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 29 Dec. 2023 Let go of the mindsets, identities, and relationships that no longer serve you Running the midlife marathon is best done without carrying extra baggage. TIME, 27 Dec. 2023 Co-created, directed and co-written by Stoller and Delbanco, the series follows a platonic pair of former best friends approaching midlife (Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne) who reconnect after a long rift. Breanna Bell, Variety, 14 Dec. 2023 The Mayo Clinic reported that these symptoms often appear when a person reaches midlife. Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 15 Dec. 2023 While this is true for everyone, people who are in midlife may experience the biggest benefit of the BCS. Sherri Gordon, Health, 12 Dec. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of midlife was in 1807

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“Midlife.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midlife. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

midlife

noun
mid·​life ˈmid-ˈlīf How to pronounce midlife (audio)
midlife adjective

Medical Definition

midlife

noun
mid·​life
(ˈ)mid-ˈlīf

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