What is another word for forties?

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[ fˈɔːtɪz], [ fˈɔːtɪz], [ f_ˈɔː_t_ɪ_z]

The word "forties" is typically used to refer to the decade of the 1940s, but it can also refer to a person's age range when they are in their forties. There are a few synonyms that can be used in place of "forties," such as the period between 40 to 49 years old can be referred to as midlife. The term middle age is also an appropriate synonym for the 40s which is often considered as a period of significant change, both positive and negative. Another synonym for "forties" can be maturity, as this is the time when most people gain a greater sense of wisdom and experience.

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Usage examples for Forties

All the wildest phases of nihilist opinion in the sixties were already raging in Russia in the forties.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
Later on, however, Whitley Stokes became the Regius Professor of the Practice of Medicine at Trinity College, a chair which he held until succeeded in the early forties of the nineteenth century by his son, William, the subject of this sketch.
"Makers of Modern Medicine"
James J. Walsh
It was in one of the women's university clubs in the forties and to her uninitiated eye the light fell on a confusing display of evening dress and worldly-wise faces full of self-containment.
"The Tempering"
Charles Neville Buck

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