Often used in everyday English to mean mental dullness in the elderly or even dementia. Most doctors will use senile to mean Old Age
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Senile: 1. Pertaining to old age. 2. Pertaining to the physical decline associated with old age. 3. Pertaining to the mental decline once associated with old age but now known to be due to dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease or cerebral atherosclerosis. 'The road to senility is paved with plaques....
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Se'nile adjective [ Latin senilis , from senex , gen. senis , old, an old man: confer French sénile . See Senior .] Of or pertaining to old age; proceeding from, or characteristic of, old age; affected with the infirm...
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Of or pertaining to old age; proceeding from, or characteristic of, old age; affected with the infirmities of old age; as, senile weakness. 'Senile maturity of judgment. ... <medicine> ' Senile gangrene, a form of gangrene occuring particularly in old people, and caused usually by insufficient...
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(se´nīl) pertaining to old age; see also aged.
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• (a.) Of or pertaining to old age; proceeding from, or characteristic of, old age; affected with the infirmities of old age; as, senile weakness.
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senile, senilism 1. An aged person; one who exhibits the weakness or diseases of old age. 2. Belonging to, suited for or incident to old age. 3. Forgetful, confused, or otherwise mentally less acute in later life. 4. Occurring in or believed to be characteristic of later life, especially the period ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sē′nīl, sen′īl Definitions: 1. Relating to or characteristic of old age.
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1) Beyond mere forgetfulness 2) Beyond merely forgetful 3) Declining, in a way 4) Deteriorating from old age 5) Doddering 6) Doddery 7) Dotty, perhaps 8) Failing 9) Gaga 10) Gerontological 11) In one's dotage 12) Lac...
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