presenility
Premature old age; the condition of an individual, not old in years, who displays the physical and mental characteristics of old age but not to the extent of senility. [pre- + L. senilis, old]

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pre·se·nil·i·ty .prē-sə-'nil-ət-ē n, pl -ties
1) premature senility
2) the period of life immediately preceding senility

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n.
premature ageing of the mind and body, so that a person shows the reduction in mental and physical abilities normally found only in old age. See also dementia, progeria.
presenile adj.

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pre·se·nil·i·ty (pre″sə-nilґĭ-te) premature old age.

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