empty nest syndrome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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empty nest syndromenoun [U]

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the ​sadfeelings that ​parents have when ​theirchildrengrow up and ​leavehome: The last of her ​children had ​recentlymoved out and she was ​suffering from ​emptynestsyndrome.
(Definition of empty nest syndrome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “empty nest syndrome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 空巢综合症(指父母因子女长大离家而郁郁寡欢)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空巢症候群(指父母因子女長大離家而鬱鬱寡歡)…
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