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se·nile

 (sē′nīl′, sĕn′īl′)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or having diminished cognitive function, as when memory is impaired, because of old age.
b. Being a disease or condition whose cause is primarily advanced age: senile cataracts.
2. Geology At the end of an erosion cycle: senile soil.

[Latin senīlis, proper to or characteristic of old people, aged, from senex, sen-, old; see sen- in Indo-European roots.]

se′nile′ly adv.
se·nil′i·ty (sĭ-nĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

se•nil•i•ty

(sɪˈnɪl ɪ ti)

n.
the state of being senile, esp. the weakness or mental infirmity of old age.
[1770–80]

senility

1. the state or quality of being old, especially, being afflicted with the infirmity of body and mind that sometimes comes with old age.
2. Informal. a condition of weakness of mind and body, usually associated with advanced age, characterized by the inability to remember simple, recent events, general confusion and bewilderment, and increasing debility. Cf. anility.senile, adj.
See also: Old Age
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.senility - mental infirmity as a consequence of old age; sometimes shown by foolish infatuations
eld, geezerhood, old age, years, age - a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"
2.senility - the state of being senile
oldness - the opposite of youngness

senility

noun dotage, Alzheimer's disease, infirmity, senile dementia, decrepitude, senescence, second childhood, caducity, loss of your faculties He was showing unmistakable signs of senility.

senility

noun
The condition of being senile:
Translations
شَيْخوخَه، هَرَم، خَرَف
senilita
senilitet
szenilitás
ellihrumleiki; elli
senilita
bunaklık

senility

[sɪˈnɪlɪtɪ] Nsenilidad f

senility

[sɪˈnɪləti] nsénilité f

senility

nSenilität f; (physical) → Altersschwäche f

senility

[sɪˈnɪlɪtɪ] nsenilità

senile

(ˈsiːnail) adjective
showing the feebleness or childishness of old age. a senile old woman.
seˈnility (səˈni-) noun

se·nil·i·ty

n. senilidad, cualidad de ser senil.