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
Examples of medieval in a Sentence
He’s 5-foot-10, for early medieval society that’s pretty tall.
Jerusalem was at the forefront of the medieval world at the time of the Crusades.
Medieval medical texts show they did not realize intestinal worms were live organisms.
A medieval wall along the U.S.-Mexico border simply does not belong in the 21st century.
Islam is a medieval cult that denies freedom to others, islam and freedom are not compatible.
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Translations for medieval
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- medievalCatalan, Valencian
- mediëvaal, middeleeuws, middeleeuwerDutch
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