senilely
adverb see senile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • senilely — (l)lē, li adverb : in a senile manner chatters senilely Rudyard Kipling * * * sēnˈilely adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑senile …   Useful english dictionary

  • senilely — See senile. * * * …   Universalium

  • senilely — adv. in a senile manner, like a person affected with senility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • senilely — senile·ly …   English syllables

  • senile — adjective Etymology: Latin senilis, from sen , senex old, old man Date: 1661 1. of, relating to, exhibiting, or characteristic of old age < senile weakness >; especially exhibiting a loss of cognitive abilities (as memory) associated with old age …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • senile — [sē′nīl΄, sen′īl΄] adj. [L senilis < senex, old: see SENATE] 1. a) of, typical of, or resulting from old age: now chiefly medical b) showing the marked deterioration often accompanying old age, esp. mental impairment characterized by confusion …   English World dictionary

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