Definition of midlife crisis in English:

midlife crisis

Syllabification: mid·life cri·sis


  • An emotional crisis of identity and self-confidence that can occur in early middle age.
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    • 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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