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de·crep·it

 (dĭ-krĕp′ĭt)
adj.
Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use. See Synonyms at weak.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dēcrepitus, worn out, feeble : dē-, de- + crepitus, past participle of crepāre, to burst, crack.]

de·crep′it·ly adv.
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decrepit

(dɪˈkrɛpɪt)
adj
1. enfeebled by old age; infirm
2. broken down or worn out by hard or long use; dilapidated
[C15: from Latin dēcrepitus, from crepāre to creak]
deˈcrepitly adv
deˈcrepiˌtude, deˈcrepitness n
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de•crep•it

(dɪˈkrɛp ɪt)

adj.
1. weakened by old age; feeble; infirm.
2. worn out or broken down by long use; dilapidated.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin dēcrepitus=dē- de- + -crepitus, akin to crepāre to crack, burst]
de•crep′it•ly, adv.
de•crep′it•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.decrepit - worn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack"
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
2.decrepit - lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"
frail - physically weak; "an invalid's frail body"
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decrepit

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decrepit

adjective
2. Showing signs of wear and tear or neglect:
Informal: tacky.
Slang: ratty.
Idioms: all the worse for wear, gone to pot, past cure.
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Translations

decrepit

[dɪˈkrepɪt] ADJ [person] → decrépito; [building] → deteriorado, en mal estado
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decrepit

[dɪˈkrɛpɪt] adj [person] → décrépit(e); [building] → délabré(e)
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decrepit

adj staircase, car etcaltersschwach; buildingbaufällig, heruntergekommen; industryheruntergekommen; personalterschwach, klapprig (inf)
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decrepit

[dɪˈkrɛpɪt] adj (building) → cadente; (person) → decrepito/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

decrepit

a. decrépito-a.
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Bebbington (despite a decrepitly unresponsive piano, almost as tatty as the Artrix stage itself) shaped this with subtly graded degrees of dynamic power, lines left hanging in the air and then brought again into life, rhythmic emphasis in the Trio's syncopations, and a gentle humour in the veiled tarantella which lurks behind the finale.