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According to (https://www.merriam-webster.com/news-trend-watch/kim-jong-un-trump-a-dotard-20170921?src=twflag) Merriam Webster , the term "dotard" refers to "a person in his or her dotage" (a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness).
Health care services for the frail elderly and / or adults with degenerative diseases similar to senile decay (Art.
It results form senile decay, from the bankruptcy of ideas and institutions, from a failure of self-renewal.