caducity

caducity
Synonyms and related words:
advanced age, advanced years, age of retirement, an incurable disease, anility, changeableness, childishness, corruptibility, death, debility, decline, decline of life, declining years, decrepitude, dotage, dotardism, eld, elderliness, ephemerality, ephemeralness, evanescence, feebleness, finitude, fleetingness, fugacity, green old age, hale old age, hoary age, impermanence, impermanency, incapacity, infirm old age, infirmity, infirmity of age, insipidity, instability, invalidism, longevity, momentariness, mortality, mutability, old age, oldness, pensionable age, perishability, ricketiness, ripe old age, second childhood, senectitude, senile debility, senile dementia, senile psychosis, senile weakness, senilism, senility, senior citizenship, shakiness, superannuation, the downward slope, the golden years, transience, transiency, transientness, transitoriness, unfirmness, unsoundness, unsteadiness, unsturdiness, unsubstantiality, vale of years, vapidity, volatility, wateriness, white hairs, wishy-washiness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Caducity — Ca*du ci*ty, n. [LL. caducitas: cf. F. caducit[ e]. See {Caducous}.] Tendency to fall; the feebleness of old age; senility. [R.] [1913 Webster] [A] jumble of youth and caducity. Chesterfield. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caducity — I noun decadence, decay, decline, decreptitude, degeneracy, deterioration, dotage, feebleness, infirmity of old age, senility, weakness II index deterioration, impuissance, incapacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C …   Law dictionary

  • caducity — [kə do͞o′sə tē, kədyo͞o′sə tē] n. [Fr caducité < LL caducitas < L caducus: see CADUCOUS] 1. the quality or state of being perishable 2. senility …   English World dictionary

  • caducity — kəˈd(y)üsəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: French caducité, from caduc falling, decrepit (from Latin caducus) + French ité ity 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • caducity — /keuh dooh si tee, dyooh /, n. 1. the infirmity or weakness of old age; senility. 2. frailty; transitoriness: the caducity of life. [1760 1770; < F caducité, equiv. to caduc CADUCOUS + ité ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • caducity — ca•du•ci•ty [[t]kəˈdu sɪ ti, ˈdyu [/t]] n. 1) senility 2) transitoriness; fleetingness: the caducity of life[/ex] • Etymology: 1760–1770; < F caducité …   From formal English to slang

  • caducity — noun Etymology: French caducité, from caduc transitory, from Latin caducus Date: 1769 1. senility 2. the quality of being transitory or perishable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • caducity — noun a) dotage or senility b) The state of being impermanent or transitory …   Wiktionary

  • caducity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being senile: dotage, senility. See YOUTH …   English dictionary for students

  • caducity — n. frailty, infirmity, senility …   English contemporary dictionary

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