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di·lap·i·da·tion

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  1. dilapidation

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrepitude, dilapidationnoun

    a state of deterioration due to old age or long use

    Synonyms:
    ruin, decrepitude

  2. dilapidation, ruinnoun

    the process of becoming dilapidated

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

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  1. dilapidationnoun

    Synonyms:
    ruin, decay, downfall

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How to use dilapidation in a sentence?

  1. Logan Pearsall Smith:

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

  2. 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.


Translations for 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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