caducity


ca·du·ci·ty

noun \kə-ˈdü-sə-tē, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of CADUCITY

1
:  senility
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

Rhymes with CADUCITY

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