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advanced age

noun as in dotage

noun as in senescence

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Example Sentences

The book shares the stories of 10 courageous nuns, all fighting fights at an advanced age that few others would dare.

He had apparently been counseled by sceptical teammates that paying into the system at his advanced age would be foolish.

Surely advanced age is accompanied by increasing numbers of slings and arrows, as well as large amounts of outrageous fortune.

Our brains don't lock in racial coding until a fairly advanced age.

Given her advanced age and storied career, wouldn't the aftermath of the surgery have been a good time to gracefully bow out?

He died in 1845 or 1846, at an advanced age, leaving a family of sons and daughters.

He died at an advanced age some time before the Revolution of July.

The group referred to consists of three bearded figures of advanced age, and of grave and strongly-marked features.

In spite of that lady's advanced age, these rooms had been newly fitted up in the daintiest, most coquettish style imaginable.

He thus lived in wealth and fortune, and in this state reached an advanced age.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to advanced age, such as: decrepitude, fatuity, imbecility, infirmity, senility, and weakness.

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