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Synonyms for derelict
ˈdɛr ə lɪkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derelict(noun)

    a person without a home, job, or property

    Synonyms:
    abandoned ship

    Antonyms:
    new, undamaged, diligent, inhabited

  2. abandoned ship, derelict(adj)

    a ship abandoned on the high seas

    Synonyms:
    abandoned ship

    Antonyms:
    new, inhabited, undamaged, diligent

  3. 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"

    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

    Antonyms:
    new, diligent, inhabited, undamaged

  4. abandoned, derelict, deserted(adj)

    forsaken by owner or inhabitants

    "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse"

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

    Antonyms:
    diligent, new, undamaged, inhabited

  5. 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"

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

    Antonyms:
    new, inhabited, undamaged, diligent

  6. 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"

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

    Antonyms:
    undamaged, new, diligent, inhabited

Wiktionary

  1. derelict(adjective)

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

    There was a derelict ship on the island.

    Synonyms:
    abandoned

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. derelict(a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) forsaken, relinquished, abandoned, left

  2. derelict(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unfaithful, faithless

  3. derelict(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) abandoned property

  4. derelict(n.)

    Synonyms:
    tract of land (fit for cultivation) left dry by the retirement of the sea

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. derelict(a)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "derelict":

    abandoned, bum, wreck, wreckage, dilapidated

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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:

    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.

  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:

    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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Translations for derelict

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  • напуснат, изоставенBulgarian
  • vrakCzech
  • aufgegeben-ein verlassenes Schiff, verfallenGerman
  • negligente, abandonado, pariaSpanish
  • متروکPersian
  • 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
  • נָטוּשׁHebrew
  • porzuconyPolish
  • abandonado, negligentePortuguese
  • изгой, покинутый, брошенный, отщепенец, бесхозный, отверженныйRussian
  • vô chủVietnamese

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