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An example use of senile in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… becoming senile is is …”
Senile means old and infirm.
the word senile occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.