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middlescent

Line breaks: mid|dles¦cent
Pronunciation: /ˌmɪdəˈlɛs(ə)nt
 
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Definition of middlescent in English:

adjective

Middle-aged, but typically still maintaining the interests and activities of younger people.

Origin

1960s: blend of middle + adolescent.

Derivatives

middlescence

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noun
Example sentences
  • Companies are not prepared to manage middlescence largely because they don't see it.
  • Companies are ill-prepared to manage middlescence because it is so pervasive, largely invisible, and culturally uncharted.
  • According to the study, middlescence has replaced the midlife crisis, and advertisers should seize the opportunity.

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