Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / deteriorating
FEEDBACK

deteriorating

See definition of deteriorating on Dictionary.com
  • as incrumbly
  • as indecaying
  • as inretrograde
  • as inscrubby
  • as inshabby
  • as intatty

synonyms for deteriorating

  • powdery
  • soft
  • breakable
  • corroded
  • crisp
  • crunchy
  • decayed
  • degenerated
  • deteriorated
  • disintegrated
  • eroded
  • fragile
  • frail
  • frangible
  • friable
  • oxidized
  • perishing
  • pulverizable
  • rotted
  • rotten
  • rusted
  • shivery
  • short
  • worn
  • collapsing
  • crumbling
  • decomposing
  • disintegrating
  • eroding
  • oxidizing
  • rusting
  • spoiling
  • breaking down
  • breaking up
  • in ruins
  • falling to pieces
  • wasting away
  • wearing away

antonyms for deteriorating

MOST RELEVANT
  • flexible
  • pliable
      • clean
      • fresh
      • good
      • happy
      • healthy
      • new
      • nice
      • stable
      • unused
      • honorable
      • respectable
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
        QUIZ
        Reign Supreme Over These Legal Terms Used By The Supreme Court
        START THE QUIZ

        How to use deteriorating in a sentence

        The NFL toughened its coronavirus protocols Wednesday, as it attempts to complete its season amid deteriorating conditions nationally.
        NFL TOUGHENS ITS CORONAVIRUS PROTOCOLS AS SEVERAL RAIDERS PLAYERS ARE PLACED IN QUARANTINEMARK MASKENOVEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        Yet much of the transportation infrastructure in the US is outdated, deteriorating, and badly in need of repair.
        SMART CONCRETE COULD PAVE THE WAY FOR HIGH-TECH, COST-EFFECTIVE ROADSLUNA LUNOVEMBER 13, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
        At the same time, the keys to controlling epidemic spread — test, trace, and isolate — were underutilized by a public health system that had deteriorated with a decade of fiscal austerity.
        50 MILLION WORLD COVID-19 CASES: THE BIGGEST OUTBREAKS, EXPLAINEDCHRISTINA ANIMASHAUNNOVEMBER 9, 2020VOX
        “If things deteriorate, that’d be a case where you would want to continue the facilities and maybe change them and have some new ones,” Powell said.
        FED CHIEF SAYS PACE OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY IS MODERATING WHILE PANDEMIC THREAT LOOMS LARGERACHEL SIEGELNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
        The air quality in Delhi and surrounding areas deteriorate significantly every winter, mainly owing to stubble burning in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Punjab.
        MANY DELHI RESIDENTS SUFFER RESPIRATORY TROUBLES AS AIR QUALITY DROPS 400% IN FOUR WEEKSNIHARIKA SHARMAOCTOBER 16, 2020QUARTZ
        Warm temperatures can cause trout to deteriorate and spoil fast, but removing the entrails will slow that process.
        HOW TO CLEAN, COOK, AND EAT TROUT IN THE BACKCOUNTRYRYAN WICHELNSOCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
        When that happens, quality of life deteriorates and more people leave, perpetuating the cycle.
        IS NEW YORK CITY OVER? (EP. 434)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 8, 2020FREAKONOMICS
        Smoke models can help public health officials warn residents when air quality is likely to deteriorate so that people can take actions to protect their health.
        WILDFIRE SMOKE TRAVELS FAR BUT NEVER REALLY DISAPPEARSJULIET GRABLEOCTOBER 7, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
        Tenants also claimed Kushner Companies’ property management arm, Westminster Properties, at times neglected basic repairs and allowed the property condition to deteriorate, including raw sewage flowing out of one kitchen sink.
        THE KUSHNERS’ FREDDIE MAC LOAN WASN’T JUST MASSIVE. IT CAME WITH UNUSUALLY GOOD TERMS, TOO.BY HEATHER VOGELLOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
        As Prospect headed toward the September close of its 2018 fiscal year, its business began deteriorating rapidly, torpedoing the projections it had given potential buyers.
        INVESTORS EXTRACTED $400 MILLION FROM A HOSPITAL CHAIN THAT SOMETIMES COULDN’T PAY FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES OR GAS FOR AMBULANCESBY PETER ELKIND WITH DORIS BURKESEPTEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
        Choose the synonym for future
        capacitor

        WORDS RELATED TO DETERIORATING

        • breakable
        • corroded
        • crisp
        • crunchy
        • decayed
        • degenerated
        • deteriorated
        • deteriorating
        • disintegrated
        • eroded
        • fragile
        • frail
        • frangible
        • friable
        • oxidized
        • perishing
        • powdery
        • pulverizable
        • rotted
        • rotten
        • rusted
        • shivery
        • short
        • soft
        • worn
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.