senility


se·nil·i·ty

noun \si-ˈni-lə-tē also se-\

Definition of SENILITY

:  the quality or state of being senile; specifically :  the physical and mental infirmity of old age

Examples of SENILITY

  1. <with his increasing senility, Granddad is beginning to have more and more senior moments>

First Known Use of SENILITY

1791

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se·nil·i·ty

noun \si-ˈnil-ət-ē also se-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural se·nil·i·ties

Medical Definition of SENILITY

: the quality or state of being senile; specifically : the physical and mental infirmity of old age

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