What does middle age mean?

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  1. middle agenoun

    the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)


  1. middle agenoun

    the period of life between youth and old age; midlife


  1. Middle age

    Middle age is the period of age beyond young adulthood but before the onset of old age. Various attempts have been made to define this age, which is around the third quarter of the average life span of human beings.

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    Read the full text of the Middle Age poem by Amy Lowell on the Poetry.com website.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of middle age in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of middle age in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of middle age in a Sentence

  1. Francis Bacon:

    Wives are young men's mistresses; companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.

  2. Mexican American:

    It's very rare to find a study that follows individuals across early adolescence to middle age, and then as seniors, so that's really why we wanted to highlight this. We also want to think about how we counteract this trend, because these are behaviors that are modifiable.

  3. William Faulkner:

    Setting an example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable do nothing.

  4. Doris Day:

    The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you'll grow out of it.

  5. Yeates Conwell:

    The rise in rates in people in middle age is going to be carried with them into older adulthood.

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    the act of carrying something
    • A. distinguish
    • B. moan
    • C. carry
    • D. interrogate

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