from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being old; age.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being old; old age.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being old, in any of the senses of that word.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the opposite of youngness
- n. the quality of being old; the opposite of newness
Her thinness and her oldness are the sum total of her frailness.
Indeed, this desperate terror of the older woman, and what she might do, and who she might turn off with her terrible, non-telegenic "oldness", is pure lunacy.
It's going to backfire, specially after Hilton turn back on McCain "oldness" ...
They also claimed that the sense of immortality possessed by the Ego, was an indication of its having experienced life in the past, as well as anticipating life in the future -- there is a sense of "oldness" pervading every thought of the soul regarding its own nature.
Who has not been seized at times with the consciousness of a mighty 'oldness' of soul?
The soul that recognizes its "oldness" also feels its certainty of survival -- not as a mere matter of faith, but as an item of consciousness, the boundaries of time being transcended.
The next few days we spend exploring the city, reveling in its 'oldness' like I mentioned.
I hate to sound disagreeable, and maybe my age is showing, but these days I am finding more and more comfort in the "oldness" of things.
Probably one of the things i appreciate most when i call her, is that i can always ask her about something cooking wise - i learned to love it from her in the beginning afterall:) My favourite cookbook is a modern edition of one she was given in highschool (which i still covet for its 'oldness' and 'usedness', alas she still uses it a lot; P)
More about the oldness in your face, even as you turned twenty-nine