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Twenty-eight years ago the Los Angeles LGBT Center moved from a rather dilapidated old motel and into a newly renovated 4,400-square-foot building in Hollywood.

The mansion where the main characters lived allowed me to escape my old dilapidated farmhouse for a solid 23 minutes every day.

It’s just a dilapidated former bed and breakfast, or so her mom tells her.

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With no fresh cash coming in, the graveyard had become a dilapidated embarrassment.

Gómez noted that lead is still present in older, more dilapidated housing — though I would argue lead isn’t really a climate issue.

The building used to be an all-girls school, and when it was initially purchased by Fortune it was dilapidated.

Here, in a dilapidated room, Saleem recounts the November blast.

We drove for what felt like forever to a sort of dilapidated commercial part of Istanbul on the Asian side of the city.

That was a big reference point for us—a dilapidated old house, living in it and being bohemian.

The building was dilapidated; the neighborhood sketchy; the floor dusty.

There was a window on each side of the dilapidated entrance, and one story above; but no light was visible.

The cheapest cigars in New York are dispensed by dilapidated Chinamen, who have little stands about the streets and markets.

We were admitted by the keeper, who lives in the dilapidated but delightfully picturesque half-timbered gatehouse.

And yet at this dilapidated old inn there were a number of guests who made great pretensions at style.

There still remained several handsome old ivy-covered mansions, and many beautiful as well as picturesquely dilapidated gardens.

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On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dilapidated, such as: battered, broken-down, crumbling, damaged, decaying, and decrepit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.