senility

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  • Rhymes: -ɪlɪti
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senility (countable and uncountable, plural senilities)

  1. (chiefly uncountable) Senescence; the bodily and mental deterioration associated with old age.
  2. (chiefly uncountable) The losing of memory and reason due to senescence.
    He was entering his years of senility and not liking it a bit.
  3. (countable, archaic) An elderly, senile person.

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