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  • n. Plural form of senility.

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Examples

  • Look at the lamp of David going out amid the senilities of second childhood, or at the good Josiah, slain in his chariot

    Three Discourses

  • Many believe that entho-cultural communities are more senilities to homosexuality - and sexuality in general than Anglo communities.

    BlogHer

  • They're not trying to make the poems better so much as sharper or louder, more like a fishhook or electrocution, as a group they overcome their individual senilities, their complete distaste for language, how cloying it is, how like tears it can be, and remember every mention of their long hours at the office or how tired they were when they came home, when they were dragged through the door by their shadows.

    chris uggen's weblog

  • They’re not trying to make the poems better so much as sharper or louder, more like a fishhook or electrocution, as a group they overcome their individual senilities, their complete distaste for language, how cloying it is, how like tears it can be, and remember every mention of their long hours at the office or how tired they were when they came home, when they were dragged through the door by their shadows.

    The Best American Poetry 2008

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