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senile
used in Atlas Shrugged

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mental weakness caused by old age; or describing a medical condition as caused by old age
  • This seemed impossible, but glancing closer Dagny saw that her dust-colored hair was not gray and that there were few wrinkles on her face; it was only the vacant eyes, the stooped shoulders, the shuffling movements that gave her the stamp of senility.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (86% in)

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