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senile, gaga, doddery, doddering
adj. mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"

Fuzzynyms (36)

old age, geezerhood, eld, age, years
adj. 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"
slow, obtuse, dumb, dull, dim, dense
adj. slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
slow
adj. (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow"
seedy, infirm, enfeebled, debilitated
adj. full of seeds; "as seedy as a fig"
slow-witted, half-witted, feebleminded
adj. mentally deficient
retarded
adj. relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
sapless, debile, weakly, weak, rickety, infirm, feeble, decrepit
adj. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"
adynamic, enervated, debilitated, asthenic
adj. lacking strength or vigor
sick-abed, bedrid, bedridden, bedfast
adj. confined to bed (by illness)

Synonyms (37)

ripe, advanced
adj. far along in time; "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90"
senior, older, elderly, aged
adj. advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables); "aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"
of age, aged
adj. having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable); "aged ten"; "ten years of age"
senescent, ageing, aging
adj. growing old
ancient
adj. very old; "an ancient mariner"
anile
adj. of or like a feeble old woman
centenarian
adj. being at least 100 years old
emeritus
adj. honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in `professor emeritus'
white-haired, gray-headed, grey-headed, gray-haired, grey-haired, hoary, hoar, grizzly, gray, grey
adj. showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
nonagenarian
adj. being from 90 to 99 years old; "the nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home"
octogenarian
adj. being from 80 to 89 years old
oldish
adj. somewhat elderly
over-the-hill, superannuated, overaged, overage
adj. too old to be useful; "He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope
superannuated, retired
adj. discharged as too old for use or work; especially with a pension; "a superannuated civil servant"
sexagenarian
adj. being from 60 to 69 years old; "the sexagenarian population is growing"
venerable
adj. impressive by reason of age; "a venerable sage with white hair and beard"
year-old
adj. having reached an age as specified: "a two-year-old toddler"

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