Synonyms and Antonyms of fall apart
to go through decomposition
- The old house was falling apart before the restoration.
break down, corrupt, decay, decompose, disintegrate, fester, foul, mold, molder, perish [chiefly British], putrefy, rot, spoil
sour, turn, turn off [British]
contaminate, defile, pollute, taint
addle, curdle, ferment
crumble, decline, degenerate, descend, deteriorate, dilapidate, sink, wither
age, develop, grow, mature, ripen
refresh, renew, restore
assemble, compose, integrate
ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate
to yield to mental or emotional stress
- He fell apart after his wife left.