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synonyms for senile

  • aged
  • ancient
  • anile
  • decrepit
  • doddering
  • doting
  • enfeebled
  • feeble
  • imbecile
  • in second childhood
  • infirm
  • old
  • senescent
  • shattered
  • sick
  • weak

antonyms for senile

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  • alert
  • well
  • young
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How to use senile in a sentence

The issue is about more than just the heightened risk of a sudden death tilting the balance of power, or a senile leader making important decisions.
SHOULD AGING GOVERNMENT LEADERS HAVE TO PASS COGNITIVE TESTS TO SERVE?CHARLOTTE ALTEROCTOBER 21, 2021TIME
The General in command of the station was a feeble old man, suffering from senile decay.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He bewailed the loss of his automobile that had perished of senile decay at Aix-en-Provence.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A sickening revolt seized him, aggravated by the smiles of the old woman, who dipped and courtesied before him in senile delight.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The sight of his senile weariness flashed the irony of the whole wild dream into Valmond's mind.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
To Average Jones' inquiring gaze on this summer day it opposed the secrecy of a senile indifference.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
In senile fashion, to show off, he recited the names of the Roman emperors, in chronological sequence.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
At the base of the senile trunks are developed the crawling or climbing stems, ever verdurous, of various lycopodiums.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Old Bromfield Corey expressed a general feeling to Hilary with senile frankness.
THE QUALITY OF MERCYW. D. HOWELLS
And more recently Waugh has lifted up his senile slobber against Mr. Eliot.
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