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synonyms for decrepit

  • battered
  • broken-down
  • creaky
  • crippled
  • dilapidated
  • feeble
  • flimsy
  • frail
  • infirm
  • ramshackle
  • rickety
  • run down
  • seedy
  • shabby
  • aged
  • anile
  • antiquated
  • bedraggled
  • doddering
  • effete
  • fragile
  • haggard
  • incapacitated
  • insubstantial
  • old
  • quavering
  • senile
  • shaking
  • superannuated
  • tacky
  • threadbare
  • tired
  • tottering
  • tumble-down
  • unsound
  • used
  • wasted
  • weak
  • weakly
  • weather-beaten
  • worn
  • worn-out

antonyms for decrepit

MOST RELEVANT
  • firm
  • healthy
  • hearty
  • solid
  • sound
  • stable
  • strong
  • sturdy
  • fit
  • young
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How to use decrepit in a sentence

The overt deviance of Psycho seemed to crack open the dirty psychology of America itself, shifting the scares away from stodgy haunted houses to decrepit roadside mausoleums and the secrets they hid, and ushering in an era of psychosexual horror.
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What we saw were a few work-in-progress environments for the decrepit mining freighter USG Ishimura, a rough in-game model of Clarke's engineering suit, and a lesson in destructible necromorph biology inside an entirely unfinished framework.
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It did not strike me as incidental to the decrepit housing they provided, or the labor by which he paid for it.
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The lower level that she dreamed of turning into a ping-pong room to entice her grandkids to visit looked, upon arrival, decrepit and possibly haunted.
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Another is confronting the city’s decrepit infrastructure, and the lack of funds to address it.
SAN DIEGO IS A BIG CITY – TODD GLORIA WANTS IT TO ACT LIKE ONEANDREW KEATTSNOVEMBER 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Who is in a decrepit age, and that is in care about all things, and to the distrustful that loseth patience!
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Then she proudly led the way to one of the largest and certainly the most decrepit looking of all the hovels in Dogtown.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
The decrepit figure in its quaint Acadian garb was one to be remembered.
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
When the audience should weep it laughs and there are tears instead of smiles for his decrepit attempts at comedy.
SEEING THINGS AT NIGHTHEYWOOD BROUN
Groping his way about, he found that the room was bare of all furnishing, except for a decrepit old cot, and a rough table.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DECREPIT

  • broken-down
  • damaged
  • decrepit
  • dilapidated
  • run-down
  • shabby
  • worn-out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.