medieval definition

  • adjective:
    • Relating or from the old.
    • casual antique; unenlightened: moms and dads with a medieval mindset toward online dating.
    • of or concerning the Middle Ages, maybe circa 500 to circa 1500 CE.
    • having attributes linked to the old.
    • archaic.
    • brutal.
    • as if belonging to the dark ages; antique and unenlightened
    • feature of times of chivalry and knighthood in the centre Ages
    • associated with or belonging to the Middle Ages
  • noun:
    • Someone residing the Middle years.
    • A medieval one.
    • One belonging to the old.
  • others:
    • just like mediæval, mediævalism, etc.
    • regarding or attribute of the dark ages: as, medieval art or architecture; the medieval spirit; a medieval practice of idea. See dark ages, under age.

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