Definition of 耄

  • senility

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ボウ
  • モウ
  • おいぼれる

Popular Words With This Kanji

呆ける, 惚ける, 耄ける, ぼける, ほうける

to grow senile, to be childish with age, to be mentally slow, to be befuddled, to become engrossed (in something)

耄碌, もうろく

senility, second childhood

老いぼれる, 老い耄れる, おいぼれる

to become decrepit, to become senile

老い耄れ, 老いぼれ, おいぼれ

dotage, feeble-minded old man, senile old fool, dodderer

病み耄ける, やみほおける, やみほうける

to become wasted by illness


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