Words nearby decrepitude
How to use decrepitude in a sentence
This organized process of decrepitude was still largely an enigma in 1993, when biologist Cynthia Kenyon, then at UCSF, discovered that mutating just one gene in a roundworm doubled its lifespan.Has the fountain of youth been in our blood all along?|Kat McGowan|September 28, 2021|Popular-Science
Face it, we like our blues singers to show some signs of decrepitude.
Many of the scenes deal with the grim obsessions of old age: sexual futility, corporeal decrepitude, and death.
Another helpful feature on the site is a glossary of terms that delineate the various stages of mall decrepitude.
So they are spared the anguish of slow, uncomprehending decrepitude.The Watchers of the Trails|Charles G. D. Roberts
It stretched out its boughs to the sea and its branches to the river, and it was the ancient trunk that gave signs of decrepitude.The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)|John Ruskin
Your noble tower must need no help, must be sustained by no crutches, must give place to no suspicion of decrepitude.The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)|John Ruskin
But ileuede is not used elsewhere in L, and would connote decrepitude.
It seemed to be a child, for it had but childhood's growth; yet the body had the clumsy decrepitude of old age.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay