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me·di·e·val

also me·di·ae·val  (mē′dē-ē′vəl, mĕd′ē-, mĭ-dē′vəl)
adj.
1. also Medieval
a. Relating or belonging to the Middle Ages.
b. Of or relating to a historical period roughly coinciding with the European Middle Ages and characterized by feudal or aristocratic social structures, as in Japan or China.
2.
a. Suggestive of the Middle Ages, as in being hierarchical or cruel.
b. Informal Old-fashioned; unenlightened: parents with a medieval attitude toward dating.

[From New Latin medium aevum, the middle age : Latin, neuter of medius, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots + Latin aevum, age; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.]

me′di·e′val·ly adv.

medieval

(ˌmɛdɪˈiːvəl) or

mediaeval

adj
1. (Historical Terms) of, relating to, or in the style of the Middle Ages
2. informal old-fashioned; primitive
[C19: from New Latin medium aevum the middle age. See medium, age]
ˌmediˈevally, ˌmediˈaevally adv

me•di•e•val

or me•di•ae•val

(ˌmi diˈi vəl, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi vəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Middle Ages.
[1820–30; < New Latin medi(um)aev(um) the middle age + -al1. See medium, age]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.medieval - relating to or belonging to the Middle Agesmedieval - relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages; "Medieval scholars"; "Medieval times"
2.medieval - as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened; "a medieval attitude toward dating"
nonmodern - not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time
3.medieval - characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Agesmedieval - characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages; "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"

medieval

adjective (Informal) old-fashioned, antique, primitive, obsolete, out-of-date, archaic, prehistoric, antiquated, anachronistic, antediluvian, unenlightened, out of the ark There can be no excuse for these medieval methods.
Translations
středověký
middelalderligmiddelalder-
keskiaikainen
srednjovjekovni
középkori
miîalda-, frá/sem lÿtur aî miîöldum
中世の
중세의
viduramžių
viduslaiku
middeleeuwermiddeleeuws
srednjeveški
medeltida
เกี่ยวกับยุคกลาง
Orta Çağa aitortaçağ
thuộc thời Trung cổ

medieval

[ˌmedɪˈiːvəl] ADJmedieval

medieval

[ˌmɛdiˈiːvəl] mediaeval (British) adjmédiéval(e)

medieval

adj (lit, fig)mittelalterlich; in medieval timesim Mittelalter; it’s positively medieval (practice, attitude)es ist wie im Mittelalter

medieval

[ˌmɛdɪˈiːvl] adjmedievale, del medio evo
medieval studies → medievalistica sg

medieval,

mediaeval

(mediˈiːvəl) , ((American) mi:-) adjective
of, or belonging to, the Middle Ages. medieval plays/music.

medieval

مُتَعَلِقٌ بِالْقُرُونِ الْوُسْطَى středověký middelalderlig mittelalterlich μεσαιωνικός medieval keskiaikainen médiéval srednjovjekovni medievale 中世の 중세의 middeleeuws middelaldersk średniowieczny medieval средневековый medeltida เกี่ยวกับยุคกลาง ortaçağ thuộc thời Trung cổ 中世纪的