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caducity

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noun ca·du·ci·ty \kə-ˈdü-sə-tē, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of caducity

  1. 1 :  senility

  2. 2 :  the quality of being transitory or perishable



Examples of caducity

  1. <forgetting the name of an old friend was another painful reminder of her progressive caducity>



Origin of caducity

French caducité, from caduc transitory, from Latin caducus


First Known Use: 1769

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