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Noun: decrepitude  di'kre-pi,t(y)ood
  1. A state of deterioration due to old age or long use
    - dilapidation
  2. The quality or state of being wasted and weakened by or as if by the infirmities of old age.
    "He is obscurely pleased by this discovery of his decrepitude, and is indulging what he fancies to be a prerogative of old age by talking to himself in public."

Derived forms: decrepitudes

Type of: age, deterioration, eld, geezerhood, impairment, old age, years

Encyclopedia: Decrepitude