Examples of decrepitude in a Sentence
The house has fallen into decrepitude.
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The return to office of the preferred politicians of this group would signal the decisive nose-dive into moral and intellectual decrepitude of the entire American project.
From that point on, Fuller didn’t have more than 60 receiving yards in any game, as the Houston passing attack fell into a state of utter decrepitude.
The Eagles went 15-37-4 during this period, part of 11 consecutive sub-.500 seasons, more than a decade’s worth of decrepitude.
The image lingered: not the external menace of the immigrant, but the internal decrepitude of the food bank, the homeless huddling around the depot.
Although long considered ancient, in recent years their decrepitude has come under debate, with evidence suggesting a more youthful formation.
Only 47 when he was elected president in 2000, Putin exuded vitality — a stark contrast, as Conradi shows, to Yeltsin’s decrepitude.
In California, state planners and legislators focused on things like outlawing plastic grocery bags while California’s roads and dams over three decades sank into decrepitude.
The street standing in for South Korea, the North’s longtime rival and more prosperous neighbor, includes a seedy brothel, a tawdry bar and a shady blood bank, all seemingly designed to cast it as a paradigm of decrepitude and sin.
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: the state of being old and in bad condition or poor health
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