HyperDic: dilapidation

English > 2 senses of the word dilapidation:
NOUNstatedilapidation, decrepitudea state of deterioration due to old age or long use
processdilapidation, ruinthe process of becoming dilapidated
English > dilapidation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of deterioration due to old age or long use.
Synonymdecrepitude
Broaderdeterioration, impairmentA symptom of reduced quality or strength
Spanishdecrepitud
Catalandecrepitud
Verbsdilapidatebring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse
English > dilapidation: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe process of becoming dilapidated.
Synonymruin
BroaderdecayThe process of gradually becoming inferior
Spanishdeterioro, ruina
Catalandeterioració, ruïna
Verbsdilapidatebring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse

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