Definition of senior moment in English:

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senior moment

noun

informal
A temporary mental lapse (humorously attributed to the gradual loss of one’s mental faculties as one grows older): adults understand the idea of saving electricity, but are subject to occasional senior moments of forgetfulness
More example sentences
  • 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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