doited

adj. unreasonable or childish (especially as a result of advanced age); senile

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • doited — /doy tid, tit/, adj. Scot. childish or feeble minded, esp. because of advanced age; senile. [1375 1425; late ME (Scots), appar. a form of ME doted, ptp. of doten to DOTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • doited — adjective Afflicted with weak mindedness, usually caused by senility Syn: senile …   Wiktionary

  • doited — doit·ed …   English syllables

  • doited — ə̇d, ə̇t adjective Etymology: Middle English (Scots dialect), probably alteration of doted, past participle of doten to dote more at dote chiefly Scotland : turned to dotage : confused …   Useful english dictionary

  • childish — Synonyms and related words: arrested, asinine, babish, babyish, backward, beardless, boyish, boylike, calflike, childlike, coltish, decrepit, doddering, doddery, doited, doting, fatuous, foolish, girlish, girllike, immature, inexperienced,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • childlike — Synonyms and related words: angelic, artless, babish, babyish, beardless, blameless, bluff, blunt, born yesterday, boyish, boylike, calflike, candid, childish, clear, coltish, confiding, credulous, decrepit, dependent, depending, direct,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • decrepit — Synonyms and related words: aged, ancient, anile, antiquated, battered, beat up, beaten up, bedraggled, broken down, cast off, childish, childlike, crabbed, creaking, creaky, crippled, crumbling, damaged, debilitated, decayed, decaying, derelict …   Moby Thesaurus

  • doddering — Synonyms and related words: aged, anile, childish, childlike, crabbed, debilitated, decrepit, dilapidated, doddered, doddery, doited, doting, faltering, feeble, fossilized, frail, gerontal, gerontic, groggy, infirm, mossbacked, moth eaten,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • doting — Synonyms and related words: affectionate, aging, apish, asinine, batty, befooled, beguiled, besotted, brainless, buffoonish, childish, childlike, cockeyed, crazy, credulous, daffy, daft, dazed, dear, declining, decrepit, devoted, dizzy, doddering …   Moby Thesaurus

  • senile — Synonyms and related words: aged, aging, ancient, anile, childish, childlike, crabbed, debilitated, declining, decrepit, doddered, doddering, doddery, doited, dotard, doting, dotty, enfeebled, failing, feeble, fogy, fogyish, forgetful, fossilized …   Moby Thesaurus

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