old before one's time

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Definition of old before one's time

: looking and feeling older than one is Such experiences make people old before their time.

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“Old before one's time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20before%20one%27s%20time. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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