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old age meaning

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WOld age
  • Old age consists of ages nearing or surpassing the life expectancy of human beings, and thus the end of the human life cycle.
  • Old people often have limited regenerative abilities and are more susceptible to disease, syndromes, and sickness than younger adults.
  • The chronological age denoted as "old age" varies culturally and historically. Thus, old age is "a social construct" rather than a definite "biological stage".
old age
old age

    Definition of old age in English Dictionary

  • NounSUF-age
    1. The latter part of life, the part of life after one's prime.
      1. People of old age are often hard of hearing.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Cicero's writing treats mainly of old age and personal duty.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Singularia tantum
        • Uncountable nouns
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    Meaning of old age for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "old age" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
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