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middlescent Syllabification: mid·dl·es·cent
Pronunciation: /ˌmidlˈesənt/

Definition of middlescent in English:


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


Pronunciation: /ˌmidlˈesəns/
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.


1960s: blend of middle + adolescent.

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