from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Senility; dotage.
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- noun idiomatic The period or state of
cognitive declineof an elderlyperson, characterized by childlike judgmentand behavior.
- noun idiomatic A childlike state in any
adult, resulting from mental illness, trauma, or other conditions.
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- noun mental infirmity as a consequence of old age; sometimes shown by foolish infatuations
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madmouth commented on the word second childhood
June 29, 2009