Definitions for old age
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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"
The latter part of life, the part of life after one's prime.
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.
Translations for old age
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- شيخوخة, عجوزArabic
- vellesaCatalan, Valencian
- старостьOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- hohes AlterGerman
- oldeco, maljunecoEsperanto
- tercera edad, vejezSpanish
- troisième âge, vieillesseFrench
- shenn eashManx
- vecums, vecībaLatvian
- są́Navajo, Navaho
- starost, старостSerbo-Croatian
- వృద్ధాప్యము, ముసలితనముTelugu
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