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  1. dilapidation

    ruin, decay, disintegration, downfall, crumbling, demolition, dismantlement

    solidity, reparation, integrity, soundness, construction, fabric, structure

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  1. decrepitude, dilapidationnoun

    a state of deterioration due to old age or long use

    ruin, decrepitude

  2. dilapidation, ruinnoun

    the process of becoming dilapidated

    decrepitude, ruining, ruination, ruin, wrecking, laying waste, downfall

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  1. dilapidationnoun

    ruin, decay, downfall

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  1. Edward C. Banfield:

    Although he has more leasure than almost anyone, the indifference ,appathy if one preferes, of the lower class person is such that he seldom makes even the simplest repaires to the place that he lives in. He is not troubled by dirt or dilapidation and he does not mind the inadequacy of public facilities such as schools, parks hospitals and libraries. Indeed, where such things exist, he may destroy them by carelessness or even by vandalism.

  2. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    There are people who, like houses, are beautiful in dilapidation.

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  • разнебитено състояниеBulgarian
  • Baufälligkeit, Verfall, Zerstörung, VerwahrlosungGerman
  • φθοράGreek
  • rongálásHungarian
  • რღვევაGeorgian
  • үгүйрэлMongolian
  • verstoring, verwaarlozing, verloedering, verkrotting, verval, bouwvalligheidDutch

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