How to use Senile in a sentence
This physiological wasting is termed senile atrophy.
The winter whitening of mammals is, therefore, precisely similar to the senile bleaching of human hair, no shift of the coat taking place.
Some were very hard to grasp - I may be going senile.
Our unit also in effect took over management of the brewery in Hamelin; the old men left to run it were getting senile.
Reagan reinvented himself as a senile old sock puppet - well perhaps that was n't so much of reinvention.Advertisement
Are they poisoned by substances around them, perhaps in senile plaques, the defining lesions of Alzheimer 's?
This orange color is diagnostic as it is not found in Metridium senile and other sea anemones of the NE Atlantic.
The US defense secretary meant that the old continent had grown too senile to be able to confront threats.
His somewhat senile mind was striving for forgotten memories.
Basically, they do n't give a damn about losing a few months of senile decay.Advertisement
He was, in any case, a senile old man, who only partially understood the implications of collaboration.
This can in turn lead to brain damage, color blindness, anemia, tremors, confusion and loss of coordination, to name a few possible effects -- which in elderly patients can then be misdiagnosed as Alzheimers disease or senile dementia.
These changes are found in senile wasting, in metaplasia of cartilage, in many tumours, especially mixed growths of the parotid gland and testicle, and in various inflammatory granulation ulcers.
When I go senile I want to become a cricket commentator.
She has senile dementia, doesn't know us, often calls him " Daddy " .Advertisement
Reagan reinvented himself as a senile old sock puppet - well perhaps that wasn't so much of reinvention.
When it came to his turn Peter Taaffe implied that his one time leader and mentor was getting crusty, if not senile.
Moreover, the last stages of individual life are prophetic not only of future rising and progressing derivatives, but in the case of senile individuals of future declining and degradational series.
In 1829, three of the watch were so senile and infirm that they were incapable of performing their duties and were replaced.
Such injuries are apt to occur in syphilitic endarteritis, or senile arterial decay, whereby an artery may be blocked permanently, as if with an embolus, and the area supplied by it, in so far as it was dependent upon this vessel, deprived of nutrition.Advertisement
His senile spite vented itself on his son Ferdinand, whose opposition to the all-powerful favourite procured for him hatred at the palace and esteem everywhere else.
When the succession of Cleves and of Julich, so long expected and already discounted by the treaty of Halle (1610), was opened up in Germany, the great war was largely due to an access of senile passion for the charms of the princesse de Cond.
In 1831 Patrick Matthew, in the appendix to a book on naval timber and arboriculture, laid stress on the extreme fecundity of nature "who has in all the varieties of her offspring a prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what is necessary to fill up the vacancies caused by senile decay.
As a consequence of that paralysis, but not before, the brain, already weakened by senile decay, at length gave way, and Swift sank into the dementia which preceded his death."
Under severe pressure from the cardinal archbishop of Toledo, Portocarrero, he finally made a will in favour of Philip, duke of Anjou, grandson of Louis XIV., and died on the ist of November 1700, after a lifetime of senile decay.Advertisement
It contains incomparable studies of the Florentine housewife and her husband, a grave business-like citizen, who falls into the senile folly of a base intrigue.
His papers, seized after the fall of Delhi, are full of senile complaint of the disrespect and discourtesy which he suffered from them.