Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Senectitude
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) the last stage of life; old age.
 
Etymology:
 
1790-1800; < Latin senect (ūs) old age (equivalent to senec-, extracted as stem from senex (genitive senis) old man + -tūs abstract noun suffix) + -i- + -tude, on model of plenitude, rectitude, etc.
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