Definition of oldness in US English:



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    • ‘When she started to climb, each stair creaked with oldness.’
    • ‘I was thinking about oldness and how it shouldn't really be measured by physical age.’
    • ‘His opponents on the ultra-left demand we save our party from newness and demand a return to an oldness that never really existed anyway.’
    • ‘At 103 years of age, though, Mr. Murray described him as frail by oldness.’
    • ‘I just like the atmosphere inside churches, and the oldness of them.’