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run-down

run-down

 
pronunciation:
ruhn daUn
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in poor physical condition or health.
The run-down house looked better after a fresh coat of paint.He was feeling kind of run-down so he had the doctor do some tests.
synonyms:
ailing, decrepit, feeble, frail, sickly
similar words:
broken, unhealthy
definition 2: tired or exhausted.
She wasn't really ill, just very run-down.
synonyms:
drained, exhausted, fatigued, spent, tired, worn-out
similar words:
beat, enervated, weary, worn
definition 3: not in proper working order.
The washing machine is run-down and needs to be fixed.
synonyms:
beat-up, broken-down, dilapidated
similar words:
broken, decrepit, malfunctioning, ramshackle, rickety, seedy, shabby, tumble-down
definition 4: having wound down, as a watch or clock.
similar words:
slow
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