Senectitude definition

sĭ-nĕktĭ-to͝od, -tyo͝od
Old age.

Senectitude, weary of its toils. "” H. Miller.

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Old age; elderliness.
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Origin of senectitude

  • Medieval Latin senectitūdō from Latin senectūs from senex old, an elder sen- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin senectus aged, old age, senex old. Compare senescent.

    From Wiktionary