plural -s
: general decay especially from old age

Word History


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

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“Consenescence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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