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decrepit

de·crep·it

decrepit

 
 
pronunciation:
dih kre piht
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: in a poor condition because of old age or much use; dilapidated; worn-out.
He says his arthritis has made him decrepit.These decrepit buildings should be torn down.
synonyms:
broken-down, dilapidated, rickety, run-down, worn-out
antonyms:
sturdy
similar words:
aged, ancient, doddering, feeble, infirm, old, ramshackle, senile, timeworn, tumble-down, withered, worn
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derivation: decrepitly (adv.)