What is the opposite of youth?

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Noun
Opposite of the period between childhood and adult age
“They are the starry-eyed optimists who cannot wait for adulthood to take the world for all it has to offer.”
Noun
Opposite of the qualities of vigor, freshness or immaturity as associated with being young
“She approached her situation with a level of maturity beyond her years.”
Noun
Opposite of young people considered as a group
“While the grownups prefer to sleep at boring old campgrounds, the younger folks are all about attending summer camps.”
Noun
Opposite of a young person
“I knew I was supposed to talk to him like an adult, so I filtered everything I said and made sure it sounded adultlike.”
Noun
Opposite of a young boy
“The man was described as heavy-set with a beard wearing a blue hooded zip-up sweatshirt.”
Noun
Opposite of a young girl
“A witness, who did not want to be named, described how the woman looked mentally unwell.”
Noun
Opposite of a small boy
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being without guile, cunning, or deceit
Noun
Opposite of the most active or successful period of a person's life or career
“The novel described the period of his decline, during which his dominance over the competition had waned.”
Noun
Opposite of one's life at a younger age, usually referring to the prime of one's life
“Now, in my old age, I would rather play video games than sports due to my aging body.”
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