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dilapidated

adjective di·lap·i·dat·ed

: in very bad condition because of age or lack of care

Full Definition of DILAPIDATED

:  decayed, deteriorated, or fallen into partial ruin especially through neglect or misuse <a dilapidated old house>
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Examples of DILAPIDATED

  1. <a dilapidated car that had seen better days>

First Known Use of DILAPIDATED

1565
DILAPIDATED Defined for Kids

dilapidated

adjective di·lap·i·dat·ed \də-ˈla-pə-ˌdā-təd\

Definition of DILAPIDATED for Kids

:  falling apart or ruined from age or from lack of care <a dilapidated car>

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