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  • But I’m very glad," Dr. Shaw had concluded, "to have had this opportunity to see an example of senility in a human being.
  • Faces still fresh and unwithered (for senility galloped so hard that it had no time to age the cheeks–only the heart and brain) turned as they passed.
  • At forty-four, Linda seemed, by contrast, a monster of flaccid and distorted senility.
  • At the lift gates the presiding porter gave him the information he required, and he dropped down to Ward 81 (a Galloping Senility ward, the porter explained) on the seventeenth floor.
  • It is worthy of note that, in spite of his m–––’s senility and the extreme repulsiveness of her appearance, the Savage frequently goes to see her and appears to be much attached to her–an interesting example of the way in which early conditioning can be made to modify and even run counter to natural impulses (in this case, the impulse to recoil from an unpleasant object).

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  • Her memory is getting worse and she’s afraid of going senile.
  • She suffers from senile dementia.

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