generativity

noun
gen·​er·​a·​tiv·​i·​ty | \ ˌjen-(ə-)rə-ˈtiv-ət-ē How to pronounce generativity (audio) \
plural generativities

Medical Definition of generativity

: a concern for people besides self and family that usually develops during middle age especially : a need to nurture and guide younger people and contribute to the next generation used in the psychology of Erik Erikson

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“Generativity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/generativity. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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