What Does Medieval Mean?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 6:44:19 PM ET
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Medieval means anything relating to the Middle Ages which describes Europe between 500 to around 1500 C.E. People also sometimes use the word medieval to talk about something that is very old. In particular, the word is used to describe things that are so old that they are no longer appropriate for use in the current situation.