What does medieval mean?

Definitions for medieval
ˌmi diˈi vəl, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi vəlme·dieval

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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.

    Etymology: medium aevum

  2. medieval(Noun)

    A medieval one.

    Etymology: medium aevum

  3. medieval(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: medium aevum

  4. medieval(Adjective)

    having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages.

    Etymology: medium aevum

  5. medieval(Adjective)

    archaic.

    Etymology: medium aevum

  6. medieval(Adjective)

    brutal.

    Etymology: 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

How to pronounce medieval?

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How to say medieval in sign language?

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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

Examples of medieval in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    One of the things I have is really good judgment, and I think I have really great temperament, it's a strong temperament, but you know when they chop heads off of Christians in the Middle East, and other people also. When they chop off heads, and when they treat people the way -- we're like Medieval times. Having a strong temperament is good.

  2. Ilya Berkovich:

    Jerusalem was at the forefront of the medieval world at the time of the Crusades.

  3. Donald Trump:

    It's a strong temperament, but you know when they chop heads off of Christians in the Middle East, and other people also. When they chop off heads, and when they treat people the way -- we're like Medieval times. Having a strong temperament is good.

  4. Paul McCartney:

    I really hope that this will mean the Chinese government says, OK, guys, we have really got to get super hygienic around here. Lets face it, it is a little bit medieval eating bats.

  5. Ed Sealover:

    We stand behind the Bud Light transparency campaign and have no plans to change the advertising. Brendan Whitworth, chief of U.S. sales for parent company Anheuser-Busch, said roughly 40 percent of consumers want some kind of additional transparency on products they consume, which is a key data point for the company. The epic joust is far from over. MillerCoors just unleashed a fresh assault of its own. We launched new ads from Miller Lite that are light hearted way to poke fun at the fact that Bud Light is living in fantasy world and in real world, more taste is what matters, says Adam Collins, vice president of communications for MillerCoors. The ads consist of medieval scenes with actors portraying thefamous Bud Light knightandprisoners, walking off the commercial set to crack open a Miller Lite. Beer book author and Denver Business Journal Reporter Ed Sealover, said beer sales have been suffering. At this point, when you continue to lose sales, you need to peck at your competition because youre not taking those sales away from craft breweries right now, he said. Youre going to have to take it away from people who compete in the same market as you.

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