Senex (disambiguation)

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Senex is a Latin word literally meaning a man of old age. It may specifically refer to:

  • Wise old man, an archetype
  • Stock characters:
    • senex amans, an old man unsuitably in love with a much younger woman
    • senex iratus, an old man who irrationally opposes the love of the young couple
  • Senex, a poem by Sir John Betjeman describing an older man's guilty, but harmless, pleasure in watching young women playing sports
  • Senex, a character in the novel A Wind in the Door, a subcellular creature
  • "Senex", a pen-name of Sir Alan Lascelles in 1950

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