agedness


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ag·ed

 (ā′jĭd)
adj.
1. Being of advanced age; old.
2. Characteristic of old age.
3. (ājd) Having reached the age of: aged three.
4. (ājd) Brought to a desired ripeness or maturity: aged cheese.
5. Geology Approaching the base level of erosion.
n.
Elderly people considered as a group. Used with the.

ag′ed·ly adv.
ag′ed·ness n.

agedness

(ˈeɪdʒɪdnəs)
n
the property of being aged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agedness - the property characteristic of old ageagedness - the property characteristic of old age
oldness - the opposite of youngness

agedness

noun
Old age:
age, elderliness, senectitude, senescence, year (used in plural).
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