noun ବିଶେଷ୍ୟ

Dotard meaning in oriya

ଡୋଟାର୍ଡ |

  • Pronunciation


  • Definition

    an oldster in his dotage

    ତାଙ୍କ ଡୋଜରେ ଜଣେ ବୃଦ୍ଧ

noun ବିଶେଷ୍ୟ

Dotard meaning in oriya

ଡୋଟାର୍ଡ |

  • Definitions

    1. An old person with impaired intellect; one in his or her dotage.

    ଦୁର୍ବଳ ବୁଦ୍ଧି ଥିବା ବୃଦ୍ଧ ବ୍ୟକ୍ତି; ତାଙ୍କ ଡଟେଜରେ ଗୋଟିଏ |

  • Examples:
    1. "Dotard," (said he) "let be thy deepe advise; / Seemes that through many yeares thy wits thee faile, / And that weake eld hath left thee nothing wise, / Else never should thy judgement be so frayle, / To measure manhood by the sword or mayle.

    2. He early determined to marry and wive, / For better or worse / With his elderly nurse, / Which the poor little boy didn't live to contrive: / His health didn't thrive— / No longer alive, / He died an enfeebled old dotard at five!

    3. I speak not like a dotard nor a fool, / As under privilege of age to brag / What I have done being young or what would do / Were I not old.

    4. Lawns, houses, chattels, groves, and fields, / All that the fertile valley shields; / Wages of folly--baits of crime, / Of life's uneasy game the stake, / Playthings that keep the eyes awake / Of drowsy, dotard Time;—

    5. The man who had some virtue whilst he was struggling for a crown, often becomes a voluptuous tyrant when it graces his brow; and, when the lover is not lost in the husband, the dotard a prey to childish caprices, and fond jealousies, neglects the serious duties of life, and the caresses which should excite confidence in his children are lavished on the overgrown child, his wife.

    6. Whatever [Donald J.] Trump might have expected, he will face results beyond his expectation. I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U. S. dotard with fire.

  • Synonyms

    dotardly (dotardly)