What does old age mean?

Definitions for old age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. old age, years, age, eld, geezerhood(noun)

    a late time of life

    "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"

Wiktionary

  1. old age(Noun)

    The latter part of life, the part of life after one's prime.

Freebase

  1. Old age

    Old age consists of ages nearing or surpassing the average life span of human beings, and thus the end of the human life cycle. Euphemisms and terms for old people include, Leanne, seniors, senior citizens, older adults, the elderly, and elders. Old people often have limited regenerative abilities and are more prone to disease, syndromes, and sickness than younger adults. For the biology of ageing, see senescence. The medical study of the aging process is gerontology, and the study of diseases that afflict the elderly is geriatrics.

Anagrams for old age »

  1. age-old, gaoled

  2. Age-old

  3. Gaoled

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of old age in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of old age in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Victor Hugo:

    Forty is the old age of youth fifty is the youth of old age.

  2. Sir Arthur Wing Pinero:

    Those who love deeply never grow old they may die of old age, but they die young.

  3. Tom Watson:

    Old age and treachery, i played the golf course enough times to know where I'm supposed to hit it and where I'm not supposed to hit.

  4. The ATSB Foley:

    There are hundreds of ships lost in our world's oceans over time, through old age, cyclones, typhoons and one would expect this to occur.

  5. Claudia Haase:

    When we think of old age, we often think of decline and loss, but a growing body of research shows that some things actually get better as we age.

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