Origin of old age
OTHER WORDS FROM old ageold-age, adjective
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How to use old age in a sentence
Now, at the ripe old age of 32, William must pull himself together, stop crying and grow up.Ethan Hawke turns his acting experience — and past infidelities — into brilliant fiction|Ron Charles|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Unlike day octopuses, who reach a ripe old age at 15 months, brown-marbled and peacock grouper can easily live 40 years or longer.Octopuses Find New Hunting Buddies - Issue 95: Escape|Brandon Keim|January 28, 2021|Nautilus
For instance, he assures us that dementia is not necessarily an inevitable consequence of old age, that older people can in fact learn new things, and that doing the daily crossword puzzle is fine but flexes only a portion of your brain.Advice for keeping your brain at its best|Katie Hafner|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Those images revealed 46 growth bands, suggesting that this shark lived to the ripe old age of 46.Newborn megalodon sharks were larger than most adult humans|Carolyn Gramling|January 12, 2021|Science News
This less flexible medium causes our cells to change behavior, exhibiting signs of old age.Cracking the code of biological aging could solve America’s health care crisis|matthewheimer|December 30, 2020|Fortune
Now in his old age, Hitchcock develops crushes on young women, gives them money, and asks them to do God knows what.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Old age is the saddest and rarest way to go; I witnessed it only once.
The three basic ways for prisoners to die are old age, disease or violently.
Murder, suicide, illness, old age: These deaths stalk us all, but in prison, they collect us so much more cheaply.
Should she leave her husband and endure loneliness or tolerate his dalliance and keep a companion for old age?Ian McEwan's New Novel Keeps Life at Arm's Length|Nick Romeo|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But men, through neglecting the rules of health, pass quickly to old age, and die before reaching that term.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
He has come to believe in such things as old age pensions and national insurance.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
From affluence he came to want, and in his old age a fund was raised sufficient to purchase him an annuity of £600 a year.
That we will, and you never need want, Mark, for I've many a fine bone buried away against old age and rainy weather.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The staff officer replied that a pension of four hundred francs would save them from want in their old age.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison