Definition of senility in English:


Syllabification: se·nil·i·ty
Pronunciation: /siˈnilitē


  • The condition of being senile: the onset of senility
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    • 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.

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