The state of being decrepit: he had passed directly from middle age into decrepitude
More example sentences
- His sister and I were talking about how he saw 25 as the beginning of the slide to old age and decrepitude, so he never wanted to live that long.
- The bothering and begging are exhaustive and unremitting, and the beggars world-beating in their decrepitude and infirmity.
- That was when I would begin my long slide into senility and decrepitude and start wearing different-coloured socks.
feebleness, enfeeblement, infirmity, weakness, frailty, debilitation, debility, sickliness, incapacitation, malaise; old age, agedness, elderliness, dotage, senility; superannuation, senescencedilapidation, ricketiness, dereliction, ruin, disrepair, rack and ruin, decay, deterioration