informal A temporary mental lapse (humorously attributed to the gradual loss of one’s mental faculties as one grows older).
- I can't differentiate between senior moments and other lapses.
- I tell you, I had a bit of a senior moment yesterday!
- ‘In a senior moment, the person cannot recall in a timely way the information that's there,’ says Cummings.
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Syllabification: sen·ior mo·ment
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