Definition of 'decrepit'
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We will still grow old and decrepit and die of other things. Times, Sunday Times (2015)English liberals took a decrepit old system and reformed it from within by stressing efficiency and freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How did he find so many decrepit buildings to work on? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some might say old and decrepit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Oh, to be aged and decrepit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The presenters are forced to cross the wilds of Burma in decrepit old lorries and then complete a challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The triangular island was a closed military area in Soviet times but today is a wasteland of decrepit buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And she left him standing there feeling like a decrepit old geezer because he didn't have any body art. The Sun (2016)The place held no terrors, despite the fact that here were a dozen houses so decrepit as to be almost unrecognisable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a very small house and I do not need more decrepit old chairs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Like so many places on the island, it's filled with old and slightly decrepit buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This consisted of the most old-fashioned disco you could imagine - in a decrepit building in the middle of nowhere. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most of what makes you unhappy and disturbs you will therefore be dead before you are, since much of it is older and more decrepit than you. THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)
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