toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

senile
used in The Poisonwood Bible

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
mental weakness caused by old age; or describing a medical condition as caused by old age
  • She procured a good supply of antibiotic drugs from our granddad Dr. Bud Wharton, who has senile dementia and loves to walk outdoors naked but still can do two things perfectly: win at checkers and write out prescriptions.
    Book 1 — Genesis (10% in)

There are no more uses of "senile" in The Poisonwood Bible.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®