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Old (of people) - synonyms or related words

ancient

adjective

very old

the 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

the old

adjective

someone or something that is old has lived a long time

Senior

adjective

older

the 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

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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