Definition of senility in English:

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senility

Pronunciation: /səˈnilədē/

noun

The condition of being senile: the onset of senility
More example sentences
  • Deafness is a catalyst that pushes many elderly people into seclusion, isolation, and even senility.
  • For the general practitioner a well-used library is one of the few correctives of the premature senility which is so apt to overtake him.
  • Diminished alertness from these drugs in elderly patients may be confused with senility or dementia.

Words that rhyme with senility

ability, agility, civility, debility, docility, edibility, facility, fertility, flexility, fragility, futility, gentility, hostility, humility, imbecility, infantility, juvenility, liability, mobility, nihility, nobility, nubility, puerility, servility, stability, sterility, tactility, tranquillity (US tranquility), usability, utility, versatility, viability, virility, volatility

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Syllabification: se·nil·i·ty

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