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midlife crisis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Psychology, psychiatry
midlife crisismid‧life cri‧sis (also mid-life crisis) /ˌmɪdlaɪf ˈkraɪsɪs/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 MPa period of worry and lack of confidence that some people experience when they are about 40 or 50 years old and begin to feel that they are getting old
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midlife crisisI wonder if I could secretly be having a midlife crisis?Brook's latest film about a writer who's suffering a midlife crisis received poor reviews.I do believe you are either having a nervous break-down or you are going through a midlife crisis.The so-called midlife crisis can occur at any age, whenever we search for meaning, intimacy, and purpose.Merrick offered a revealing critique of Stephen Sondheim's high-concept Follies, a musical about ageing showgirls in midlife crisis.
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