What does old age mean?

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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"


  1. old age(Noun)

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


  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


  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. Charles de Gaulle:

    Old age is a shipwreck.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    In old age, mirror is not a friend!

  3. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    Old age is fifteen years older than I am.

  4. Aristotle:

    Education is the best provision for old age.

  5. Lawrence Durrell:

    Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked.

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