I am looking for a word to describe a time period in life, like teenage, but that would work for any time period, like 11 – 22. I want to say it is xxxxxx in everyone's life.

  • Age (e.g.it is that age). Suggest: Can you edit your question to be a little more specific? As in can you give reference to context where you are trying to use this word? – moonstar Apr 15 '14 at 16:52

Consider "life stage" or "stage of life" as common expressions that work for all periods of life.

stage: a distinct period of development, growth, or progress.


Seasons of life to refer to different periods trough which life has changed.


There are many specific intra-vitam stages from young to old: adolescence or the the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood to presenium or The period of life preceding old age.


In some situations "age group" would fit.

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