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Meaning of SENILE

Pronunciation:  'seenIl

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"

SENILE is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: doddering, doddery, gaga, old



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

{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.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are senile indicates that you are letting your abilities go to waste. You need to put more effort into your work and projects.