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decrepitude

Pronunciation: /dɪˈkrepətuːd; dɪˈkrepɪtjuːd/

Translation of decrepitude in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (dilapidation) deterioro (masculine) 1.2 (infirmity) decrepitud (feminine)
    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.

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