HyperDic: medieval

English > 3 senses of the word medieval:
ADJECTIVEpertmedieval, mediaevalrelating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
allmedieval, mediaeval, gothicas if belonging to the Middle Ages
allmedieval, chivalric, knightlycharacteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
medieval > pronunciation
Soundsmihdiy'vahl; mihdyiy'vahl; miydiy'vahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > medieval: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or belonging to the Middle Ages.
Examples
  • "Medieval scholars"
  • "Medieval times"
Synonymmediaeval
Spanishmedieval
Catalanmedieval
NounsMiddle Agesthe period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
English > medieval: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAs if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened.
Example"a medieval attitude toward dating"
Synonymsmediaeval, gothic
Broadernonmodernnot modern
Spanishmedieval
Catalanmedieval
English > medieval: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningcharacteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages.
Synonymschivalric, knightly
BroaderpastEarlier than the present time
Spanishcaballeresco, medieval
Catalancaballeresc, medieval

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