midlife crisis

noun

Definition of midlife crisis

  1. :  a period of emotional turmoil in middle age characterized especially by a strong desire for change

Examples of midlife crisis in a sentence

  1. We knew he was going through a midlife crisis when he bought a new sports car.

1965

First Known Use of midlife crisis

1965


MIDLIFE CRISIS Defined for English Language Learners

midlife crisis

noun

Definition of midlife crisis for English Language Learners

  • : a time in middle age when a person feels a strong desire for change


Medical Dictionary

midlife crisis

noun

Medical Definition of midlife crisis

  1. :  a period of emotional turmoil in middle age caused by the realization that one is no longer young and characterized especially by a strong desire for change

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