senility

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noun se·nil·i·ty \si-ˈni-lə-tē also se-\

Definition of senility

  1. :  the quality or state of being senile :  the physical and mental decline associated with old age; especially :  the deterioration of cognitive functioning associated with old age

Examples of senility in a sentence

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

1791

First Known Use of senility

1791


Medical Dictionary

senility

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noun se·nil·i·ty \si-ˈnil-ət-ē also se-\

Medical Definition of senility

plural

senilities

  1. :  the quality or state of being senile



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