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Related to dotage: dote
A deterioration of mental faculties associated with aging.
[Middle English, from doten, to dote.]
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1. feebleness of mind, esp as a result of old age
2. foolish infatuation
[C14: from dote + -age]
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1. a decline of mental faculties, esp. as associated with old age; senility.
2. excessive or foolish affection.
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|Noun||1.||dotage - mental infirmity as a consequence of old age; sometimes shown by foolish infatuations|
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noun old age, senility, advanced years, decrepitude, second childhood, eld (archaic), elderliness, autumn or winter of your years, agedness He's spending his dotage in a riverside cottage.
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dotage[ˈdəʊtɪdʒ] n to be in one's dotage → essere rimbambito/a
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n. senilidad, chochera, chochez.
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