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Definitions for decrepitude
dɪˈkrɛp ɪˌtud, -ˌtyudde·crepi·tude

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrepitude, dilapidationnoun

    a state of deterioration due to old age or long use


  1. decrepitudenoun

    the state of being decrepit or worn out from age or long use

  2. Etymology: decrepit + -tude

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Decrepitness, Decrepitudenoun

    The last stage of decay; the last effects of old age.

    Etymology: from decrepit.

    Mother earth, in this her barrenness and decrepitness of age, can procreate such swarms of curious engines. Richard Bentley, Serm.


  1. decrepitude

    Decrepitude is a state of deterioration or decline due to old age or long use, characterized by physical or mental wear-and-tear or weakness. It often refers to the infirmities and frailty associated with old age.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Decrepitudenoun

    the broken state produced by decay and the infirmities of age; infirm old age

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. dcrpitude.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decrepitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decrepitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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