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Meaning of DECREPITUDE

Pronunciation:  di'krepi`tood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a state of deterioration due to old age or long use
 

DECREPITUDE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dilapidation
 
 See Also: deterioration, impairment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*crep"i*tude\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]cr['e]pitude.]
The broken state produced by decay and the infirmities of
age; infirm old age.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: caducity, debilitation, debility, decay, deterioration, dilapidation, disease, dotage, enervation, feebleness, incapacity, infirmity, malaise, old age, ruin, senescence, senility, sickliness, superannuation, unhealthiness, weakness
 

 

 

 

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