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Synonyms for dilapidated
dɪˈlæp ɪˌdeɪ tɪddi·lap·i·dat·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

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

    Antonyms:
    undamaged

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dilapidatedadjective

    Synonyms:
    decayed, ruined, wasted, in ruins

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dilapidatedadjective

    Synonyms:
    ramshackle, dismantled

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dilapidated":

    decrepit, run-down, ramshackle, obsolete, derelict, old

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#371old
#8576abandoned
#12297obsolete
#20573deserted
#21084delinquent
#43515tattered
#44435derelict
#54532dilapidated
#70794decrepit
#76852remiss
#98447ramshackle
#101223creaky
#120040neglectful
#154287bedraggled
#295809woebegone

How to use dilapidated in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    As a family, Trump Organization has been Trump Organization and a privilege to redevelop the Nation's Old Post Office, we took a dilapidated and underutilized government building and transformed it into one of the most iconic hotels in the world.

  2. James Scott:

    E-Voting machines are nothing more than dilapidated, barebones PCs with zero endpoint security.

  3. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    The 30-foot-high bollard-style wall is a massive upgrade, and exactly what the men and women of the Border Patrol have requested. It's not mere replacement, for dilapidated, ineffective low wall and vehicle barriers : It's a new wall and part of a wall system.

  4. Eric Roberts:

    So it's not that folks are wrong to worry about old houses, dilapidated buildings, water infrastructure. That's all really valid.

  5. Mark Rank:

    One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All. we focus a lot of time on ... inner-city, minority groups living in dilapidated housing as an image of poverty in this country.


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