Synonyms of ageing
ageing or aging
growing old or older • He lives with his ageing mother.
growing old or older
long in the tooth
getting on or past it (informal)
growing old • degenerative diseases and premature ageing
decline • Rome's decline in the fifth century.
decay • problems of urban decay and gang violence
deterioration • the rapid deterioration in relations between the two countries
degeneration • the degeneration of our political system
senility • He was showing unmistakable signs of senility.
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decayDecay is also a noun.
• problems of urban decay and gang violence
declineIf there is a decline in something, it becomes less in quantity, importance, or quality.
• Rome's decline in the fifth century.
degenerationIf you say that someone or something degenerates, you mean that they become worse in some way, for example weaker, lower in quality, or more dangerous. (noun)
• the degeneration of our political system
Thesaurus for ageing from the Collins English Thesaurus
the process of growing old or developing the appearance and characteristics of old age
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