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from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

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