Examples of disused in a Sentence
a disused warehouse that had become a den for drug dealers
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Eurasia Group estimates that Iraq taking control in Kirkuk could cut shipments by 450,000 barrels daily until the federal government repairs its own disused pipeline to Turkey or reaches a revenue-sharing deal with the Kurds.
The move gave rise to a predatory rental market where Syrians seek shelter in disused factories, warehouses or barns or set up tents near farmlands.
Today, most of the buildings in the Old Town look darkened and disused, remote from the postwar city built up around it.
Most tech companies here make their homes in sturdy relics of the pre-digital era: tired office buildings, disused factories, and repurposed warehouses.
The adjacent Brooklyn Navy Yard, a disused ship-building facility, has been reimagined as an incubator of high-end manufacturing (artisanal whiskey, robotics), but few low-skilled locals manage to score steady jobs there.
Inhabitants can’t drink the water in nearby Cobalt Lake, and a shaft in the disused public school was only recently capped.
Workers scooped out the soggy earth around a disused dry dock, leaving the concrete shell intact.
This tranquil property, once owned by a wealthy family of German carpenters, now has their disused farm tools — rustic wooden troughs, spindles, brass scales — scattered around as décor.
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Synonymsderelict, deserted, desolate, abandoned, forgotten, forsaken, rejected, vacant, vacated, void
Related Wordsignored, neglected, unattended, untended; castaway, cast-off, discarded, jettisoned, junked, refuse, waste; godforsaken, miserable, shabby, wretched; empty, idle
Near Antonymsreclaimed, recovered, redeemed, rescued, retrieved, salvaged, saved; reconditioned, rehabbed, rehabilitated, restored; repeopled
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