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midlife crisis Syllabification: mid·life cri·sis

Definition of midlife crisis in English:


An emotional crisis of identity and self-confidence that can occur in early middle age.
Example sentences
  • So instead of the sports car as the antidote to a midlife crisis, positive psychology recommends that you savor time with your kids or find a way to give to others, whether they are needy strangers or your own kin.
  • Everybody else thought I was having an early midlife crisis and I should just go to another division or investment bank.
  • The book defines another intriguing development: the early midlife crisis.
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