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adjective as in aged, feeble

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A living, doddering Lee was far less useful to the pitchfork crowd than a hanged, virile Lee would have been.

The doddering quality of the entire Reagan presidency certainly gave rise to that notion.

Verena was a poor old widow, doddering and shiftless: Charity suspected that she came for her keep.

If, on the other hand, he has gone beyond that age we see only a doddering literary future for him.

In a second I would have exchanged my youth for the position of this doddering old nobleman who spat blood into a napkin.

The old man did nothing unbecoming to his caste, but he stood doddering and longed to die in place of that beautiful youth.

Nor is she the woman to make me forget my manhood and pride, to tumble me down doddering at her feet and gibbering like an ape.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to doddering, such as: faltering, floundering, tottering, trembling, anile, and decrepit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.