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Antonyms for derelict
ˈdɛr ə lɪktderelict

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  1. derelictadjective

    Abandoned, forsaken; (of ship) abandoned at sea; dilapidated, neglected.

    There was a derelict ship on the island.

    Synonyms:
    abandoned

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derelictnoun

    a person without a home, job, or property

    Antonyms:
    new, undamaged, diligent, inhabited

    Synonyms:
    abandoned ship

  2. abandoned ship, derelictadjective

    a ship abandoned on the high seas

    Antonyms:
    new, inhabited, undamaged, diligent

    Synonyms:
    abandoned ship

  3. creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegoneadjective

    worn and broken down by hard use

    "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack"

    Antonyms:
    new, diligent, inhabited, undamaged

    Synonyms:
    weak, infirm, abandoned, bedraggled, weakly, debile, rickety, woebegone, tumble-down, tatterdemalion, neglectful, run-down, remiss, rheumatoid, screaky, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, rheumy, decrepit, arthritic, delinquent, broken-down, rheumatic, dilapidated, flea-bitten, feeble, woeful, sapless

  4. abandoned, derelict, desertedadjective

    forsaken by owner or inhabitants

    "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse"

    Antonyms:
    diligent, new, undamaged, inhabited

    Synonyms:
    abandoned, bedraggled, woebegone, tumble-down, remiss, run-down, delinquent, flea-bitten, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, decrepit, broken-down, tatterdemalion, dilapidated, neglectful

  5. derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remissadjective

    failing in what duty requires

    "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"

    Antonyms:
    new, inhabited, undamaged, diligent

    Synonyms:
    abandoned, overdue, bedraggled, woebegone, tumble-down, remiss, run-down, delinquent, flea-bitten, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, decrepit, inattentive, broken-down, tatterdemalion, dilapidated, neglectful

  6. bedraggled, broken-down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion, tumble-downadjective

    in deplorable condition

    "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"

    Antonyms:
    undamaged, new, diligent, inhabited

    Synonyms:
    tatterdemalion, abandoned, bedraggled, woebegone, tumble-down, remiss, run-down, delinquent, tattered, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, decrepit, broken-down, flea-bitten, draggled, dilapidated, neglectful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. derelictadjective

    Synonyms:
    abandoned, forsaken, lost, adrift, careless, negligent, remiss, delinquent

How to use derelict in a sentence?

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    Very sadly now, our founders' vision of a republic is under threat from actions from the White House, that is why today, as Speaker of the White House, I solemnly and sadly open the debate on the impeachment of the President of United States. If we do not act now, we would be derelict in our duty. It is tragic that the President's reckless actions make impeachment necessary. He gave us no choice.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    We gather today under the dome of this temple of democracy to exercise one of the most solemn powers that this body can take : The impeachment of the President of the United States, if we do not act now we would be derelict in our duty. It is tragic that the President's reckless actions make impeachment necessary. He gave us no choice.

  3. Jason Chaffetz:

    Mr. Koskinen should no longer be the IRS commissioner, at best, Commissioner Koskinen was derelict in his duties to preserve agency records. At worst, he and the IRS engaged in an orchestrated plan to hide information from Congress.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    If we do not act now, we would be derelict in our duty. It is tragic that the president's reckless actions make impeachment necessary.

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