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midlife crisis

noun [C]     /ˌmɪd.laɪfˈkraɪ.sɪs/ (plural midlife crises)
feelings of unhappiness, worry, and disappointment that some people experience at about 40 years old and that can sometimes lead them to make important changes in their life → See also menopause, male menopauseStages of life
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