consenescence

noun con·se·nes·cence \ˌkän(t)sə̇ˈnesən(t)s\

Definition of consenescence

plural

-s

  1. :  general decay especially from old age

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Origin and Etymology of consenescence

Latin consenescere to grow old together, to grow old in a profession, to become weak (from com- + senescere, inchoative of senere to be old, from senex old) + English -ence — more at senior


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