1. mental infirmity as a consequence of old age; sometimes shown by foolish infatuations

    Synonyms : dotage, second childhood
    Type Of : age, eld, geezerhood, old age, years
  2. the state of being senile

    Type Of : oldness


  1. a person who sins (without repenting)

    Synonyms : evildoer
    Type Of : offender, wrongdoer


  1. miss a step and fall or nearly fall

    Synonyms : trip
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • She stumbled over the tree root
  2. an unsteady uneven gait

    Synonyms : lurch, stagger
    Type Of : gait
  3. make an error

    Synonyms : slip up, trip up
    Type Of : mistake, err, slip
  4. encounter by chance

    Synonyms : hit
    Type Of : come into, come by
    Examples :
    • I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant
  5. walk unsteadily

    Synonyms : bumble, falter
    Type Of : walk
    Examples :
    • The drunk man stumbled about
  6. an unintentional but embarrassing blunder

    Synonyms : misstep, trip, trip-up
    Type Of : pratfall, blooper, blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, flub, foul-up, fuckup, bloomer


  1. full and loud and deep

    Synonyms : heavy
    Examples :
    • a herald chosen for his sonorous voice


  1. the trait of keeping things secret

    Synonyms : secretiveness, silence
    Type Of : uncommunicativeness
  2. the condition of being concealed or hidden

    Synonyms : concealment, privacy, privateness
    Type Of : isolation


  1. hurting

    Synonyms : raw, sore, tender
  2. able to feel or perceive

    Synonyms : sensible
  3. someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead

    Synonyms : medium, spiritualist
    Type Of : psychic
  4. being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others

    Antonyms : insensitive
    Examples :
    • sensitive to the local community and its needs
  5. responsive to physical stimuli

    Antonyms : insensitive
    Examples :
    • a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch
    • a sensitive voltmeter
    • sensitive skin
    • sensitive to light
  6. of or pertaining to classified information or matters affecting national security


  1. an authoritative person who divines the future

    Synonyms : oracle, prophesier, prophet, vaticinator
    Type Of : diviner
  2. a person with unusual powers of foresight

    Synonyms : illusionist, visionary
    Type Of : intellect, intellectual
  3. an observer who perceives visually

    Type Of : beholder, perceiver, percipient, observer
    Examples :
    • an incurable seer of movies


  1. dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight

    Synonyms : adust, baked, parched, sunbaked
    Examples :
    • the earth was scorched and bare
  2. having everything destroyed so nothing is left salvageable by an enemy

    Examples :
    • Sherman's scorched earth policy


  1. ruined or disrupted

    Synonyms : tattered
    Examples :
    • our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity


  1. a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

    Synonyms : dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent
    Type Of : medium
    Examples :
    • the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution
  2. a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

    Synonyms : answer, resolution, result, solution
    Type Of : statement
  3. capable of meeting financial obligations

    Antonyms : insolvent