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Meaning of DILAPIDATED

Pronunciation:  di'lapi`deytid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"
 

DILAPIDATED is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: bedraggled, broken-down, damaged, ramshackle, tatterdemalion, tumble-down, unsound
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Di*lap"i*da`ted\, a.
Decayed; fallen into partial ruin; injured by bad usage or
neglect.

      A deserted and dilapidated buildings.    --Cooper.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ablative, battered, beaten up, beat-up, bedraggled, biodegradable, blowzy, broken-down, careless, chintzy, corrosive, crumbling, damaged, decayed, decaying, decomposable, decomposing, decrepit, degradable, derelict, destroyed, dingy, disintegrable, disintegrated, disintegrating, disintegrative, disjunctive, disruptive, doddering, down-at-heel, drabbletailed, draggled, draggletailed, dusty, erosive, faded, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, fusty, gone to seed, groggy, grubby, impaired, in rags, in ruins, informal, injured, loose, lumpen, marred, messy, mildewed, moldering, moldy, moss-grown, moth-eaten, mussy, musty, negligent, poky, raddled, ragged, raggedy, ramshackle, ravaged, resolvent, ricketish, rickety, rocky, ruined, ruinous, run-down, rusty, scraggly, seedy, separative, shabby, shaky, shoddy, slack, slatternly, slipshod, sloppy, slovenly, slummy, sluttish, solvent, sordid, spidery, spindly, squalid, stale, tacky, tattered, teetering, teetery, threadbare, time-scarred, timeworn, tottering, tottery, tumbledown, unkempt, unneat, unsightly, unsteady, untidy, wobbly, worn, wrecked
 

 

 

 

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