relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
"Medieval scholars"; "Medieval times"
medieval, mediaeval, gothic(adj)
as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
"a medieval attitude toward dating"
chivalric, knightly, medieval(adj)
characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
"chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"
Someone living in the Middle Ages.
A medieval one.
of or relating to the Middle Ages, perhaps circa 500 to circa 1500 .
having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages.
Origin: medium aevum
alt. of Medievalist
Medieval is heavy metal group Tierra Santa´s 1997 debut album, and is mainly inspired by mediaeval stories.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'medieval' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3785
Rank popularity for the word 'medieval' in Adjectives Frequency: #506
The numerical value of medieval in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of medieval in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Medieval medical texts show they did not realize intestinal worms were live organisms.
Boycott Dolce Gabbana for what? They don't think like you? This is correct? This is not correct. We are in 2015. This is like medieval. It's not correct.
Your mind is your spirit; do not seek any other hidden soul inside you! All is in the brain! The depiction of a spirit rising to the sky is no more real than a medieval Scandinavian fairytales!
We always hoped if we found a medieval king they'd be some interest, we never saw the interest coming that we did from Russia, and Brazil and Japan and Australia and the Americas. It really came from everywhere.
They offer a rare glimpse into the informal or private world of medieval monks, personally, I love the thumbprint, which was left by a careless scribe who spilled ink on his work. It seems so fresh and human, yet it happened 700 years ago.
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Translations for medieval
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- medievalCatalan, Valencian
- mediëvaal, middeleeuws, middeleeuwerDutch
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