Examples from the Web for decrepitude
Face it, we like our blues singers to show some signs of decrepitude.
I speak not, of course, of the decrepitude of old age and of the decay of the faculties.In the School-Room|John S. Hart
The old Commedia dell' Arte, as we have seen, had sunk into decrepitude.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
In passing from your threshold, I leave the curse, due to decrepitude, behind me.
His body feeble and emaciated, his mind stripped of its distinguishing faculties, he rapidly sunk into decrepitude.Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus|William MacGillivray
He seemed an image of decrepitude, a symbol of approaching death.All Men are Ghosts|L. P. Jacks
Word Origin and History for decrepitude
c.1600, from French décrépitude (14c.), from Latin decrepitus (see decrepit).