Senility vs Decrepit - What's the difference?

senility | decrepit |


As a noun senility

is (uncountable) senescence; the bodily and mental deterioration associated with old age.

As a verb decrepit is

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Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

senility

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) Senescence; the bodily and mental deterioration associated with old age.
  • (uncountable) The losing of memory and reason due to senescence.
  • He was entering his years of senility and not liking it a bit.
  • (countable, archaic) An elderly, senile person.
  • decrepit

    English

    Alternative forms

    * decrepid (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Weakened or worn out from age or wear
  • Derived terms

    * decrepitly * decrepitude

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