Meaning of “dotage” in the English Dictionary


"dotage" in English

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dotagenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈdəʊ.tɪdʒ/ us /ˈdoʊ.t̬ɪdʒ/

Examples from literature

  • But he did not sink into dotage. 
  • Her dotage now I do begin to pity. 
  • In that use of the word "old," far from us is all thought of dotage or decay. 
  • Now I am getting into my dotage and look on the dark side of everything. 
  • She sits there the very image of dotage. 

(Definition of “dotage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)