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One entry found for senile.
Main Entry: se·nile
Pronunciation: primarystresssemacronn-secondarystressimacrl also primarystresssen-
Function: adjective
Etymology: from Latin senilis "showing the features of old age," from sen-, senex "old" --related to SENIOR
: of, relating to, or characteristic of old age <senile weakness>; especially : showing a loss of mental ability usually associated with old age

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