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caducity

[kuh-doo-si-tee, -dyoo-] /kəˈdu sɪ ti, -ˈdyu-/
noun
1.
the infirmity or weakness of old age; senility.
2.
frailty; transitoriness:
the caducity of life.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-1770; < French caducité, equivalent to caduc caducous + -ité -ity
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caducity

/kəˈdjuːsɪtɪ/
noun
1.
perishableness
2.
senility
Word Origin
C18: from French, from Latin cadūcuscaducous
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