septuagenarian


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sep·tu·a·ge·nar·i·an

 (sĕp′to͞o-ə-jə-nâr′ē-ən, -tyo͞o-, -cho͞o-)
n.
A person who is 70 years old or between the ages of 70 and 80.
adj.
1. Being 70 years old or between the ages of 70 and 80.
2. Of or relating to a septuagenarian.

[From Latin septuāgēnārius, of the number seventy, from septuāgēnī, seventy each, from septuāgintā, seventy; see Septuagint.]

septuagenarian

(ˌsɛptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən) or

septuagenary

n
a person who is from 70 to 79 years old
adj
1. being between 70 and 79 years old
2. of or relating to a septuagenarian
[C18: from Latin septuāgēnārius, from septuāgēnī seventy each, from septuāgintā seventy]

sep•tu•a•ge•nar•i•an

(ˌsɛp tʃu ə dʒəˈnɛər i ən, -tu-, -tyu-)

adj.
1. of the age of 70 or between 70 and 80.
n.
2. a septuagenarian person.
[1705–15; < Latin septuāgēnāri(us) (septuāgēn(ī) seventy each, distributive of septuāgintā seventy + -ārius -ary) + -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.septuagenarian - someone whose age is in the seventies
Translations
sedmdesátník
hetvenéves
maîur á áttræîisaldri
septyniasdešimtmetis
septiņdesmitgadīgais
yetmişlik kimse

septuagenarian

[ˌseptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən]
A. ADJseptuagenario
B. Nseptuagenario/a m/f

septuagenarian

[ˌsɛptʃuədʒɪˈnɛəriən]
nseptuagénaire mf

septuagenarian

nSiebzigjährige(r) mf; to be a septuagenarianein(e) Siebziger(in) sein

septuagenarian

[ˌsɛptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən] n (frm) → settuagenario/a

septuagenarian

(septjuədʒiˈneəriən) , ((American) -tʃuə-) noun
a person from seventy to seventy-nine years old.
References in classic literature ?
But there passed across his vision an image of a haggard little septuagenarian taking measured sips of a glass of sugar and water and finding them quite impotent to sweeten his desolation.
Already a septuagenarian, tall, withered, pale, and wrinkled, the baroness exactly resembled those old women whom Schnetz puts into the Italian scenes of his "genre" pictures.
had the defect of tying the hands of the kings by compelling them to deliver the destinies of the nation into the control of the middle- aged men of the Chamber and the septuagenarians of the peerage; it robbed them of the right to lay hands on a man of statesmanlike talent wherever they could find him, no matter how young he was or how poverty-stricken his condition might be.
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Kolkata: The two prime accused in the gang rape of a septuagenarian nun at Ranaghat in Nadia district of West Bengal have been arrested by the CID from Sealdah station, a senior official of the investigating agency said here on Friday.
5 With the Qatar World Cup taking place in November and December will all those septuagenarian FA suits still be able to claim their Winter Fuel Allowance?
Speaking to M AIL T ODAY , superintendent of MDM hospital Dr Deepak Verma, said: " The septuagenarian was first put on ventilator, and subsequently shifted to the isolation ward after she tested positive for swine flu around four hours before her demise," he added.
The two return as septuagenarian festive guests, newlyweds Celia and Alan, with Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker playing their troubled daughters who are trying to cope with all the family changes.
The two return as septuagenarian a festive festive guests, newlyweds Celia and Alan, with Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker playing their troubled daughters who are trying to cope with all the family changes.
In the second procedure, more complicated but a successful one, a septuagenarian was suffering from truncus arteriosus, the leading cardiac catheterization consultant said.
The next the show's cancelled, everyone thinks he's a sad old git having a mid-life crisis and he's in a tent in a British field with a sweet septuagenarian rating angel cakes baked by several gay men and some middle-England housewives.