run-down

run-down

[ruhn-doun]
adjective
1.
fatigued; weary; exhausted.
2.
in a state of poor health: He was in a run-down condition from months of overwork.
3.
in neglected condition; fallen into disrepair: a run-down house.
4.
(of a spring-operated device) not running because it is unwound.

Origin:
1675–85; adj. use of verb phrase run down


3. seedy, tacky, shabby, deteriorated.
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run-down

adjective
1. 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" [syn: creaky
2. having the spring unwound; "a run-down watch" 
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