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[mid-l-es-uh ns] /ˌmɪd lˈɛs əns/

the middle-age period of life, especially when considered a difficult time of self-doubt and readjustment.

middle-aged but exhibiting behavior or having interests more like an adolescent, esp. in choice of activities and fashion

The middlescent man tried snowboarding.
Word Origin

middle + (adole)scent


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