Synonyms for decrepitude
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : dih-krep-i-tood, -tyood|
|Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈkrɛp ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud|
Définition of decrepitudeOrigin :
- c.1600, from French décrépitude (14c.), from Latin decrepitus (see decrepit).
- noun feebleness
- Even the infirmities and the decrepitude that afflicted could not deliver him.
- Extract from : « The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete » by Duc de Saint-Simon
- Every one who lived to decrepitude knew that he must expect it.
- Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
- The Arab, old as he may have been, showed no signs either of stiffness or decrepitude.
- Extract from : « The Boy Slaves » by Mayne Reid
- The wit of the early volumes of Punch is in the last stages of decrepitude.
- Extract from : « G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study » by Julius West
- There was, in fact, no evidence of decrepitude anywhere about him.
- Extract from : « Heart of the Blue Ridge » by Waldron Baily
- Consequently this "blaze star" of 1866 will bear watching in its decrepitude.
- Extract from : « Pleasures of the telescope » by Garrett Serviss
- Yet the war, although in its old age, was not fallen into decrepitude.
- Extract from : « History of the United Netherlands, 1600-09, Vol. IV. Complete » by John Lothrop Motley
- In that moment he seemed to them decrepitude and weakness personified.
- Extract from : « Quo Vadis » by Henryk Sienkiewicz
- Sin is weakness; idolatry is folly and rebellion; uncleanness is decrepitude.
- Extract from : « The Expositor's Bible » by F. W. Farrar
- It was but five or six years old; yet it was already in its decrepitude.
- Extract from : « Across America » by James F. Rusling
Antonyms for decrepitude
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