The barrier of stigma wedged between a person and others they deem “dirty” or “derelict” will not keep AIDS at bay.
We stood on the rooftop of a derelict farmhouse meters away from a Turkish tank and a razor wire fence marking the end of Turkey.
He remembers, for example, living in Brooklyn Heights and trying to get booze from the “derelict liquor story nearby.”
Today, all that remains of these Jewish holiday centers is a constellation of derelict buildings.
The Daily Pic: In 1904 in Manhattan, the great Guastavino Co. gave palatial roofing to a subway station that's now derelict.
Had he not shelled the derelict so completely that nothing could possibly survive?
Always glad to pick up a derelict, may be a chance for salvage, you know.
"Bit o' wreckage from Barnett's derelict," muttered Trendon, scowling through his glasses.
We are going to help the derelict division of French in every way we can.
Trees showed only against the sky; dead men, old equipment, derelict tanks blended with the mud.
1640s, from Latin derelictus "solitary, deserted," past participle of dereliquere "to abandon, forsake, desert," from de- "entirely" + relinquere "leave behind" (see relinquish). Originally especially of vessels abandoned at sea or stranded on shore. As a noun, from 1660s.