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second childhood

noun

Simple Definition of second childhood

  • : a time when an old person whose mind is failing begins to behave like a child again

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of second childhood

  1. :  dotage

Examples of second childhood in a sentence

  1. an old man going through his second childhood

  2. <whenever she makes a mistake, Grandmother just reminds everyone she's in her second childhood and children shouldn't be held accountable>



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First Known Use of second childhood

1641

Rhymes with second childhood


Medical Dictionary

second childhood

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noun sec·ond childhood \ˌsek-ənd-\

Medical Definition of second childhood

  1. :  dotage




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