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age in place

To live in a single appropriately accessible residence as one ages, as opposed to moving to more accessible dwellings as one's mobility decreases. Living in the granny pad on our son's property will allow us to age in place.
See also: age, place

age out

To be too old to remain in an age-based classification or receive age-based services. When you turn 26, you will age out of your parents' health insurance coverage. When these kids turn 10, they'll age out of the after-school program.
See also: age, out

middle-aged spread

Weight that accumulates around a person's midsection due to a decrease in metabolism caused by aging. Barry suddenly started dieting and exercising to prevent the middle-aged spread.
See also: spread

age out (of something)

[for an adult] to grow [mentally or in years] out of certain behavior or out of a group or classification that is based on age. (Jargon.) Most of them tend to age out at about 35.
See also: age, out

age out

v.
To reach an age at which one is no longer eligible for certain special services, such as education or protection, from an authority: Unfortunately I have aged out of the special student scholarship program, so I have to pay full price for these classes.
See also: age, out
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Loeffelholz observes that this poem, probably inspired by Dickinson's herbarium, challenges the implication of this plant and "other cultural construct about female bodily agedness." The gentian is "parched," "odorless," "but still beautiful," and does not "give up its corolla for the sake of the fruit" (65).
The loss is partly the poet's sense of the onset of middle age, but also (as I shall show) a wider sense of agedness or belatedness, a sense that the contemporary poet occupies an aftertime far from the fresher, younger ages of culture.
; and the third is by the tacit embedding of attitudes, such as the greater acceptability of portraying agedness in men than in women" (167).
The human mind has been designed to find cues of infertility (e.g., childlessness in a person known to be sexually active; emaciation; poor health; agedness) unattractive in a prospective long-term mate: those who were attracted to and mated with individuals exhibiting these cues would have been less successful reproductively and thus genes motivating this attraction would have died out.
." (CH, 2.95.1-2).(25) But the lines equivocate: the beloved "bound" is the beloved "gone"; and whether Edleston's or Byron's "youth" and "affection" accomplished the binding is undecidable (especially in light of the poet's sense of agedness): perhaps both, or possibly Byron is "youth" and Edleston "affection," or vice versa, and the binding a mutual achievement.
He brings youth, optimism, generosity of spirit and the promise of the reclamation of the kingdom from agedness and narrowed purpose.
Cooper chronicled the frontier conflicts of two groups with radically different senses of history, the pre-Columbian Indians in proud and embattled decline with the advancing European Americans seeking renewal from European agedness in a world that was new only to them.
He is out on bail only on humanitarian grounds of agedness.