AskDefine | Define oldness

Dictionary Definition



1 the opposite of youngness [ant: youngness]
2 the opposite of newness [ant: newness]

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  1. The state of being old; age


Extensive Definition

Age may refer to:
The length of time that an organism has lived:
  • aging, for the social, cultural, and economic factors of age and aging.
  • senescence, for the biology and science of aging.
  • Agé, a god from the mythology of the Fon people; the son of Mawu-Lisa;
  • One of the D'ni Ages, the fictional universe in the Myst series of games.
  • Agenore Incrocci, an Italian screenwriter.
  • Age (Model theory), the class of all finitely generated structures which are embeddable in a structure A in mathematics.
  • âge Japanese company
  • The Age is a daily newspaper published in Melbourne, Australia.
AGE is a three-letter acronym that may refer to:
oldness in German: Age
oldness in Spanish: AGE
oldness in French: AGE
oldness in Italian: AGE
oldness in Japanese: エイジ
oldness in Portuguese: Idade

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

advanced age, advanced years, age of retirement, an incurable disease, anility, caducity, debility, decline of life, declining years, decrepitude, dotage, eld, elderliness, feebleness, green old age, hale old age, hoary age, infirm old age, infirmity, infirmity of age, longevity, old age, pensionable age, ricketiness, ripe old age, second childhood, senectitude, senility, senior citizenship, superannuation, the downward slope, the golden years, vale of years, white hairs
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