feel (one's) age

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feel (one's) age

To realize 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

feel your age

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

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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Max said he didn't feel his age, but admitted suffering from the physical strains of touring.
He was in good health up until recently when he began to feel his age.
The other try scorers included replacement back row Adam Parr, a score that made White feel his age.
Quinn, 48, is to be presented with the achievement gong at this week's Boston's Irish Film Festival - even though he admits it makes him feel his age.
Now, at 71, Bambara doesn't look or feel his age, but he has made one change: "Now I'm focused," he says.
DAVID WEIR thinks he's only 25 when he steps onto the pitch, but even Rangers' evergreen defender starts to feel his age when he sees Alan Hutton rampaging up and down the right flank.
Danny DeVito's Phil is starting to feel his age and questioning the meaning of it all in the wake of a devastating divorce.