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second childhood

noun

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  1. the state or period of mental decline that typically accompanies old age <whenever she makes a mistake, Grandmother just reminds everyone she's in her second childhood and children shouldn't be held accountable> Synonyms caducity, dotage, senilityRelated Words anility; decrepitude, feebleness, infirmity; geezerhood, senectitude, senescence




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