a person without a home, job, or property
abandoned ship, derelict(adj)
a ship abandoned on the high seas
creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone(adj)
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"
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
abandoned, derelict, deserted(adj)
forsaken by owner or inhabitants
"weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse"
derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remiss(adj)
failing in what duty requires
"derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"
abandoned, overdue, bedraggled, woebegone, tumble-down, remiss, run-down, delinquent, flea-bitten, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, decrepit, inattentive, broken-down, tatterdemalion, dilapidated, neglectful
bedraggled, broken-down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion, tumble-down(adj)
in deplorable condition
"a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"
tatterdemalion, abandoned, bedraggled, woebegone, tumble-down, remiss, run-down, delinquent, tattered, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, decrepit, broken-down, flea-bitten, draggled, dilapidated, neglectful
Abandoned, forsaken; (of ship) abandoned at sea; dilapidated, neglected.
There was a derelict ship on the island.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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- напуснат, изоставенBulgarian
- aufgegeben-ein verlassenes Schiff, verfallenGerman
- negligente, abandonado, pariaSpanish
- hylätty, hulttio, hylkiö, välinpitämätön, huolimaton, omaisuus, hylkyFinnish
- paria, délaissé, abandonné, clochard, négligent, en ruines, épaveFrench
- faillíoch, faillitheach, faillitheoir, fágtha béal in airde, long thréigthe, díbeartach, tréigthe, éan scoiteIrish
- trascurato, derelitto, relitto della società, negligente, rifiuto, abbandonato, relittoItalian
- abandonado, negligentePortuguese
- изгой, покинутый, брошенный, отщепенец, бесхозный, отверженныйRussian
- vô chủVietnamese
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