old or limited in duration, a euphemistic term; the opposite of ageless
Her eyes revealed an ageful wisdom.
likely an analogy to youthful
. the length of time during which a being or thing has existed; length of life or existence to the time spoken of or referred to: trees of unknown age; His age is 20 years. a period of human life, measured by years from birth, usually marked by a certain stage or degree of mental […]
discrimination against persons of a certain . a tendency to regard older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment. Contemporary Examples ageism and maybe some Socialism have all made their ugly cameos in election 2008. So Long, Democrats Wendy Button October 27, 2008 ageism is the only “ism” that everyone (who lives) […]
discrimination against persons of a certain . a tendency to regard older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment. noun discrimination against people on the grounds of age; specifically, discrimination against the elderly n. “discrimination against people based on age,” coined 1969 by U.S. gerontologist Dr. Robert N. Butler, from age + […]
the herdsman of Priam who raised Paris. a son of Hercules and Omphale. (in the Iliad) a son of Phradmon who was killed by Diomedes. (in the Odyssey) one of the suitors of Penelope. Historical Examples When he heard that Agelaus had given him to be a prize in the games, he waxed exceeding wrath. […]