- 1The infirmity of old age; senility.More example sentences
- The experiments prove that the rate of inhibiting caducity is more than 90% and it can make the rat of 15 months age reach biochemical level of 3 month's age after administrating royal jelly.
- Many women will consider cutting down after they are at the age of thirty and begin to have the evidence of caducity with more and more splashes and wrinkles.
- The botanist, who studied the phenomenon of the caducity of blossom and young nuclei in plum trees, distinguishes three stages of this falling off of the nuclei.
- 1.1 • literary Frailty or transitory nature: read these books and reflect on their caducityMore example sentences
- This incomplete elaboration leaves the feeling of caducity as a remainder.
- These intimations of mortality triggered in him a ‘consciousness of my very caducity’ (writer's note: caducity is ‘the quality of being transitory or perishable’).
- And what is rankling me most is since when have I been the type to believe in the caducity of life?
mid 18th century: from French caducité, from caduc, from Latin caducus 'liable to fall', from cadere 'to fall'.
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