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noun as in ruin

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The ruins of Loglukabad are in an advanced state of dilapidation, and do not repay the trouble of a journey of seven miles.

The sun was streaming in through the little window, revealing the dust and the dilapidation of this lodging.

The museum contains much that, in its removal here or dilapidation, has lost nearly all its interest.

From the river itself the blackness, the squalor, the apparent dilapidation, of these Tyneside towns are not so conspicuous.

Day by day I watched, with a secret joy, the rapid progress of this work of dilapidation.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dilapidation, such as: decrepitude, destruction, disintegration, and disrepair.

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