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Adjective: dilapidated  di'la-pi,dey-tid
  1. In deplorable condition
    "a street of dilapidated tenements";
    - bedraggled, broken-down, derelict, ramshackle, tatterdemalion, tumble-down, derro [Austral, NZ, informal], dero [Austral, NZ, informal]
Verb: dilapidate  di'la-pi,deyt
  1. Bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse
  2. Fall into decay or ruin
    "The unoccupied house started to dilapidate";
    - decay, crumble

See also: damaged

Type of: change, destroy, destruct, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], uncreate [literary]

Encyclopedia: Dilapidated