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synonyms for dotage

  • decrepitude
  • fatuity
  • imbecility
  • infirmity
  • senility
  • weakness
  • advanced age
  • elderliness
  • second childhood
  • senectitude
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antonyms for dotage

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  • strength
  • childhood
  • youngness
  • youth
  • youthfulness
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How to use dotage in a sentence

Many veteran lefties have been effective with the kind of stuff Lester has shown in Florida — 86-to-90 mph fastballs and cutters on hitters’ hands, plus a big curve and a change he seems to have saved for his dotage.
THIS NATIONALS SPRING HAS BEEN FILLED WITH HAPPY RETURNS. NOW LET’S SEE IF THEY LAST.THOMAS M. BOSWELLMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To-morrow—a crippled veteran, and after that a pensioner drifting fast into a garrulous dotage.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
England is no more in her dotage than America is in her nonage.
CANADA AND THE CANADIANSSIR RICHARD HENRY BONNYCASTLE
The old man, whose dull face seemed to indicate dotage, half raised himself at the sound of the stranger's voice.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
But when Europe befools itself, in its dotage, with republican attire, we lads have a right to laugh.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS
On the following day he fell into a state of absolute dotage and insensibility, and never rose from his arm-chair again.
MAUPRATGEORGE SAND
Some recent writers have sought to demolish Wallace's argument concerning Spiritism by saying he is an old man and in his dotage.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT - VOLUME 12ELBERT HUBBARD
An antique Duke falling in love with her, and being in his dotage, I naturally consent to the marriage.
MISER FAREBROTHER (VOL 3 OF 3)BENJAMIN LEOPOLD FARJEON
Well, you see, Henri too—yes, Granny isn't quite in her dotage yet—leaving Leiden like that!
THE TWILIGHT OF THE SOULSLOUIS COUPERUS
Swift, in his dotage, appears to have been gratified by such puerilities as Scarron frequently wrote.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DOTAGE

  • adolescence
  • adulthood
  • boyhood
  • childhood
  • dotage
  • elderliness
  • girlhood
  • infancy
  • life
  • lifetime
  • majority
  • maturity
  • middle age
  • milestone
  • old age
  • senility
  • seniority
  • wear and tear
  • youth
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