time of life
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|Noun||1.||time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state|
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
lifespan, lifetime, life-time, life - the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death); "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life"
summer - the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty; "the golden summer of his life"
eld, age - a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld"
neonatal period - the first 28 days of life
childhood - the time of person's life when they are a child
youth - the time of life between childhood and maturity
adolescence - the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
prepuberty - a period of two years immediately prior to the onset of puberty when growth and changes leading to sexual maturity occur
teens - the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20
golden years - the time of life after retirement from active work
adulthood, maturity - the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
bachelorhood - the time of a man's life prior to marriage
middle age - the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)
widowhood - the time of a woman's life when she is a widow
eld, geezerhood, old age, years, age - a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"
deathbed - the last few hours before death
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