presenile

presenile

[pree-see-nahyl, -nil, -sen-ahyl]
adjective
pertaining to or exhibiting the characteristics of presenility; prematurely old.

Origin:
1895–1900; pre- + senile

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presenile pre·se·nile (prē-sē'nīl', -sěn'īl')
adj.

  1. Of or characteristic of the period prior to the usual onset of senility.

  2. Affected with presenility.

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