What does medieval mean?

Definitions for medievalˌmi diˈi vəl, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi vəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word medieval.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. medieval, mediaeval(adj)

    relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages

    "Medieval scholars"; "Medieval times"

  2. medieval, mediaeval, gothic(adj)

    as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened

    "a medieval attitude toward dating"

  3. chivalric, knightly, medieval(adj)

    characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages

    "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"

Wiktionary

  1. medieval(Noun)

    Someone living in the Middle Ages.

  2. medieval(Noun)

    A medieval one.

  3. medieval(Adjective)

    of or relating to the Middle Ages, perhaps circa 500 to circa 1500 .

  4. medieval(Adjective)

    having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages.

  5. medieval(Adjective)

    archaic.

  6. medieval(Adjective)

    brutal.

  7. Origin: medium aevum

Webster Dictionary

  1. Medieval

    alt. of Medievalist

Freebase

  1. Medieval

    Medieval is heavy metal group Tierra Santa´s 1997 debut album, and is mainly inspired by mediaeval stories.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Medieval

    Mediæval, mē-di-ē′val, adj. relating to the Middle Ages.—ns. Mediē′valism, the spirit of the Middle Ages, devotion to medieval ideals; Mediē′valist, Mediæ′valist, one versed in the history of the Middle Ages.—Medieval architecture, Medieval art, the style of architecture and art used in public buildings in Europe from the 4th to the 16th century. [L. medius, middle, ævum, age.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'medieval' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3785

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'medieval' in Adjectives Frequency: #506

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of medieval in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of medieval in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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