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run–down

adjective \ˈrən-ˈdan\

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

: in poor health or physical condition : worn-out or exhausted

Full Definition of RUN-DOWN

2
:  completely unwound
3
:  being in poor repair :  dilapidated

First Known Use of RUN-DOWN

circa 1821
RUN-DOWN Defined for Kids

run–down

adjective \ˈrən-ˈdan\

Definition of RUN-DOWN for Kids

1
:  in poor condition <a run-down farm>
2
:  in poor health

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