run-down

[ ruhn-doun ]SEE DEFINITION OF run-down

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUN-DOWN

You've got no business in a run-down place like this— you with your fine clothes and your fine airs.

It's the sleaziest, cheapest, most run-down tenement in one hemisphere, but I love it.

We are compelled to make our living and hers out of this run-down farm.

The run-down farm was a hopeless sideline that supported the family.

Her trouble is a run-down, but the serious complication is her lungs.

Though in your run-down condition you ought to have at least six.

I was glad she wasn't no measly, little, old-fashioned, run-down concern.

Withal, he had the shabby, run-down appearance as of a man in hard lines financially.

But any one who knows about farm work, realizes that this view of a run-down, neglected old place means a long struggle.

Thus had it needed Portox' help, a hundred Earth-Tarthian years before, when run-down entropy threatened its very existence.

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