DOTAGE, n. Imbecility from age, commonly manifested in loquacity. (This word was originally ANECDOTAGE, but those of whom it is the characteristic virtue have not time to speak the entire word; they are too busy talking.)
2006 Update: The rise of wisdom from opinion, waitress over lover and indulgence beyond resentment.
Do-over: The age at which self-awareness surpasses vanity and loses the audience.
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