decrepitude

[ dih-krep-i-tood, -tyood ]SEE DEFINITION OF decrepitude

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Even the infirmities and the decrepitude that afflicted could not deliver him.

Every one who lived to decrepitude knew that he must expect it.

The Arab, old as he may have been, showed no signs either of stiffness or decrepitude.

The wit of the early volumes of Punch is in the last stages of decrepitude.

There was, in fact, no evidence of decrepitude anywhere about him.

Consequently this "blaze star" of 1866 will bear watching in its decrepitude.

Yet the war, although in its old age, was not fallen into decrepitude.

In that moment he seemed to them decrepitude and weakness personified.

Sin is weakness; idolatry is folly and rebellion; uncleanness is decrepitude.

It was but five or six years old; yet it was already in its decrepitude.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from French décrépitude (14c.), from Latin decrepitus (see decrepit).

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