gen·er·a·tiv·i·ty .jen-(ə-)rə-'tiv-ət-ē n, pl -ties a concern for people besides self and family that usu. develops during middle age esp a need to nurture and guide younger people and contribute to the next generation used in the psychology of Erik Erikson

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