dilapidation dilapidation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a state of deterioration due to old age or long use
  2. (n) the process of becoming dilapidated

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Usage(s):

  1. While living there, he got a first-hand look at the shocking dilapidation of the country's medical infrastructure.
  2. Rockport citizens have long taken jealous pride in preserving its warped red siding and sagging shingles in a state of paintworthy dilapidation.
  3. Confronted with the dilapidation and general ruin of the buildings he is assigned to preserve and develop, Gliedman has found an ingenious solution.

News

  • Soapbox: Bellvue Bean a treasure for community

    The Bellvue Bean: a gathering place filled with friendship, caring and community. A beautifully renovated historic property that had seen its share of dilapidation before the Wurtzburgs' transformation occurred.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan

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Quotes

  • "I would beg to call your attention to my group of small, exceedingly ragged, dirty children in the foreground of my picture," Brown wrote. "That they are motherless, the baby's black ribbons and their extreme dilapidation indicate, making...
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Ford Madox Brown Source: guardian.co.uk

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