change of life


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change of life

n.
Menopause.

change of life

n
(Physiology) a nontechnical name for menopause

men•o•pause

(ˈmɛn əˌpɔz)

n.
the period of natural cessation of menstruation, usu. occurring between the ages of 45 and 55.
[1870–75; < French]
men`o•pau′sal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.change of life - the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle endschange of life - the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
biological time - the time of various biological processes
middle age - the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)
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change of life

nmenopausa
References in classic literature ?
But there were moments when all that made up his present life suddenly grew dim before him, moments when, if he did not cease to believe in the aims he had set himself, he ceased to see them and could evoke no confidence in them but was seized by a remembrance of, and--terrible to say--a regret for, the change of life he had made.
It gave him little surprise, however; for he had been revolving in his mind a change of life, and thought and hoped he saw his new-born resolutions carried out in this.
The husband, resolving slowly not to remain at the ministry but to send in his resignation at once, was lost in a sea of reflections; the crisis for him meant a total change of life and the necessity of starting on a new career.