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Old (of people)

ancient

adjective

very old

elderly

adjective

an elderly person is old. Many people now think that this word is offensive but it is often used in talking about policies and conditions that affect old people

old

adjective

someone or something that is old has lived a long time

senior

adjective

older

elder

adjective

older than someone, especially someone in your family

aged

adjective

very old

geriatric

adjective

relating to old age, or to the process of getting older

venerable

adjective

very old and wise or respected

gnarled

adjective

old and twisted and covered in lines

wizened

adjective

old and with a lot of wrinkles (=lines) on the skin

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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