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 (kə-do͞o′sĭ-tē, -dyo͞o′-)
1. The frailty of old age; senility.
2. The quality or state of being perishable; impermanence.

[French caducité, from caduc, frail, falling, from Latin cadūcus; see caducous.]


1. perishableness
2. senility
[C18: from French, from Latin cadūcus caducous]


(kəˈdu sɪ ti, -ˈdyu-)

1. senility.
2. transitoriness; fleetingness: the caducity of life.
[1760–1770; < French caducité]


decrepit old age; senility.
See also: Old Age
the condition of being perishable. — caducous, adj.
See also: Decaying
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