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dotage

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noun dot·age \ˈdō-tij\

Simple Definition of dotage

  • : the period of old age : the time when a person is old and often less able to remember or do things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dotage

  1. :  a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness

Examples of dotage in a sentence

  1. <he's now in that stage of his dotage where he has trouble remembering the simplest things>



Origin of dotage

Middle English, from doten to dote


First Known Use: 14th century


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dotage

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noun dot·age \ˈdōt-ij\

Medical Definition of dotage

  1. :  a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness




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