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dilapidated

[dih-lap-i-dey-tid] /dɪˈlæp ɪˌdeɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
reduced to or fallen into partial ruin or decay, as from age, wear, or neglect.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; dilapidate + -ed2
Related forms
nondilapidated, adjective
undilapidated, adjective
Synonyms
run-down, tumbledown, ramshackle, rickety.
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British Dictionary definitions for un dilapidated

dilapidated

/dɪˈlæpɪˌdeɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
falling to pieces or in a state of disrepair; shabby
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Word Origin and History for un dilapidated

dilapidated

adj.

"in ruins, broken down," 1806, past participle adjective from dilapidate.

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