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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. mentally or physically infirm with age;
- Example: "his mother was doddering and frail"
[syn: doddering, doddery, gaga, senile]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Senile \Se"nile\, a. [L. senilis, from senex, gen. senis, old, an old man: cf. F. s['e]nile. See Senior.] Of or pertaining to old age; proceeding from, or characteristic of, old age; affected with the infirmities of old age; as, senile weakness. "Senile maturity of judgment." --Boyle. [1913 Webster] Senile gangrene (Med.), a form of gangrene occuring particularly in old people, and caused usually by insufficient blood supply due to degeneration of the walls of the smaller arteries. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

senile adj 1: mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail" [syn: doddering, doddery, gaga, senile]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "senile": aged, aging, ancient, anile, childish, childlike, crabbed, debilitated, declining, decrepit, doddered, doddering, doddery, doited, dotard, doting, dotty, enfeebled, failing, feeble, fogy, fogyish, forgetful, fossilized, fuddy-duddy, gerontal, gerontic, infirm, mossbacked, moth-eaten, mummylike, old, old fart, old fogy, old-fogy, old-fogyish, palsied, papery-skinned, ravaged with age, rickety, run to seed, rusty, senescent, shaky, shattered, shriveled, simple, stodgy, stricken in years, stuffy, timeworn, tottering, tottery, weak, withered, wizened