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decrepit

adjective de·crep·it \di-ˈkre-pət\

: old and in bad condition or poor health

Full Definition of DECREPIT

1
:  wasted and weakened by or as if by the infirmities of old age
2
a :  impaired by use or wear :  worn-out
b :  fallen into ruin or disrepair
3
de·crep·it·ly adverb

Examples of DECREPIT

  1. My decrepit car barely starts.

Origin of DECREPIT

Middle English, from Latin decrepitus
First Known Use: 15th century

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