- n a state of deterioration due to old age or long use
- My first impression of Russia was one of fantastic decrepitude; my second of fantastic activity to make this good.
- The mold and decrepitude at Walter Reed are likely to be only the beginning of the tragedy, the latest example of incompetence in this Administration.
- He has written lovingly about its lusts (Portnoy's Complaint), its decrepitude (The Dying Animal) and the intersection of the two (a ribald graveside scene in Sabbath's Theater).
News & Articles
- Sideshow: What does Pink fear?
Anxiety grips us all. We dread our impending decrepitude; World War III; losing our jobs. But how many of us have cheesy angst?
Sept. 11, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
- Nirupam Sen in Christian Science Monitor
To postpone and do nothing is perhaps a sign of maturity, but equally of old age and decrepitude,Ambassador Nirupam Sen told the assembly.
- David Garrow in Patriot Post
Mental decrepitude among aging justices is a persistently recurring problem,wrote historian David J. Garrow in a detailed analysis of the issue in 2000. "The history of the Court is replete with repeated instances of justices casting...
- Colin Firth in guardian.co.uk
I can't think where a sequel would go,Firth, who plays Mark Darcy, told IMDb.com, adding, "The only way where I could possibly imagine a third film being interesting is that if it showed us in an advanced state of decrepitude. Really...