feel (one's) age

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feel (one's) age

To realize or be reminded that one is aging, usually because one is experiencing the negative effects of the aging process. My joints are so sore—I'm really feeling my age these days.
See also: age, feel
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feel your age

become aware that you are growing older and less energetic.
See also: age, feel
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ˌfeel your ˈage

realize from your physical condition, opinion, views, etc. that you are getting old: He’s not as energetic as he used to be — beginning to feel his age, I suppose.Listening to this rap music really makes me feel my age.
See also: age, feel
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TOMMY Bowe was made to feel his age yesterday when one of his Ulster team-mates posted an old picture of them together online.
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