caducity

as in second childhood
the state or period of mental decline that typically accompanies old age forgetting the name of an old friend was another painful reminder of her progressive caducity

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“Caducity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/caducity. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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