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synonyms for decrepitude

  • age
  • decay
  • dilapidation
  • infirmity
  • weakness
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antonyms for decrepitude

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  • strength
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How to use decrepitude in a sentence

So they are spared the anguish of slow, uncomprehending decrepitude.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
It stretched out its boughs to the sea and its branches to the river, and it was the ancient trunk that gave signs of decrepitude.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
Your noble tower must need no help, must be sustained by no crutches, must give place to no suspicion of decrepitude.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME I (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
But ileuede is not used elsewhere in L, and would connote decrepitude.
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It seemed to be a child, for it had but childhood's growth; yet the body had the clumsy decrepitude of old age.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
They despised the military decrepitude of the superannuated city; her recollections they hated.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER
A debauched old degenerate marrying the daughter of his mistress because her eighteen years attracts his vicious decrepitude.
ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
At their loss or disappearance occasioned by decrepitude or death, ariseth what is called distress.
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In no other respects, bodily or mental, did he exhibit signs of decrepitude.
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This awkwardness created an impression of feebleness and decrepitude.
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WORDS RELATED TO DECREPITUDE

  • decrepitude
  • disease
  • enervation
  • enfeeblement
  • exhaustion
  • faintness
  • feebleness
  • frailty
  • infirmity
  • languor
  • malaise
  • sickliness
  • unhealthiness
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