Family Word Snacks: Coeval & Medieval

“Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.” -Henry Doherty


coeval: [koh-ee-vuhl] (adj) having the same age or lasting the same amount of time; contemporary. (also used as a noun, usually referring to a person)

in a sentence: Michaelangelo’s “David” was coeval with Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” during the Renaissance. (as a noun: Michaelangelo and Da Vinci were coevals during the Renaissance.)


medieval: (a) 1. relating to the Middle Ages of European history, from approximately A.D. 500-1500. 2. extremely out-of-date.

in a sentence: Medieval history is fascinating — maybe not as enchanting as the movies portray, but as interesting as it is wicked!

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-Elle C.

About Elle C. Mayberry

Elle C. Mayberry is a mom and author, who just released a new children's book with her young daughter. With a passion for parenting and degrees in psychology and "make it workology," she created Tuned In Parents (TiP).

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