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

  • n. Old age.
  • n. The mental and physical deterioration associated with aging.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Senescence; the bodily and mental deterioration associated with old age.
  • n. The losing of memory and reason due to senescence.
  • n. An elderly, senile person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being senile; old age.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being senile; old age; especially, the weakness or imbecility of old age.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being senile
  • n. mental infirmity as a consequence of old age; sometimes shown by foolish infatuations


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