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See definition of senescent on Dictionary.com
  • as insenile
  • as inlong in the tooth
  • as inobsolescent
  • as inaged
  • as inaging

synonyms for senescent

  • aged
  • ancient
  • anile
  • decrepit
  • doddering
  • doting
  • enfeebled
  • feeble
  • imbecile
  • in second childhood
  • infirm
  • old
  • shattered
  • sick
  • weak
  • elderly
  • antique
  • gray
  • antediluvian
  • ancient
  • shot
  • worn
  • antiquated
  • moth-eaten
  • passé
  • rusty
  • senior citizen
  • timeworn
  • venerable
  • age-old
  • oldie
  • been around
  • creaky
  • getting on
  • over the hill
  • worse for wear
  • maturing
  • waning
  • crumbling
  • stale
  • fading
  • developing
  • declining
  • getting along
  • getting on
  • wearing out
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antonyms for senescent

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  • alert
  • well
  • young
      • unripe
      • fresh
      • recent
      • new
      • youthful
      • young
      • up-to-date
      • modern
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        How to use senescent in a sentence

        The gardener slammed the door of the senescent truck with vehement lack of affection.
        GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
        Has it not sometimes occurred to you that it is only in the senescent epoch of a nations life that love disappears?
        THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 1ELIZABETH BISLAND
        By that sort of piety to which senescent female sinners everywhere and at all times devote themselves she secured new friends.
        LUCRETIA BORGIAFERDINAND GREGOROVIUS
        That senescent October moon which a year ago marked the end of love's halcyon would have been a suitable light for such a party.
        CARNIVALCOMPTON MACKENZIE
        A senescent city; mostly antiquated Spanish architecture,—ponderous archways and earthquake-proof walls.
        TWO YEARS IN THE FRENCH WEST INDIESLAFCADIO HEARN
        I constantly act as phlebotomist to the vanity of the young and to the anecdotage of the senile and senescent.
        THE JOURNAL OF A DISAPPOINTED MANWILHELM NERO PILATE BARBELLION
        On this theme she chanted long and lovingly and a hundred coloured, senescent imageries leaped from the song.
        NIGHTS IN LONDONTHOMAS BURKE
        They did not see the poignant beauty of the seemingly senescent hills covered with wisps of green and bathed in blazing sunshine.
        FOR EVERY MAN A REASONPATRICK WILKINS
        The process in which we now find James engaged is mental rather than senescent, but you would hardly guess it to look at him.
        THE WHIRLIGIG OF TIMEWAYLAND WELLS WILLIAMS
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        WORDS RELATED TO SENESCENT

        • age-old
        • ancient
        • antediluvian
        • antiquated
        • antique
        • been around
        • creaky
        • elderly
        • getting on
        • gray
        • moth-eaten
        • oldie
        • over the hill
        • passé
        • rusty
        • senescent
        • senior citizen
        • shot
        • timeworn
        • venerable
        • worn
        • worse for wear
        • crumbling
        • declining
        • developing
        • fading
        • getting along
        • getting on
        • maturing
        • senescent
        • stale
        • waning
        • wearing out
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