Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Old age; elderliness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Old age.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Old age.

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  • noun old age

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Medieval Latin senectitūdō, from Latin senectūs, from senex, old, an elder; see sen- in Indo-European roots.]

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Latin senectus aged, old age, senex old. Compare senescent.

Examples

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  • Joe Biden is known for his rectitude

    The goblin is famed for ineptitude;

    But values aside

    The folk will decide

    Which man is less sunk in senectitude.

    May 10, 2019