Definitions for decrepitdɪˈkrɛp ɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
weakened by old age; feeble; infirm.
worn out or broken down by long use; dilapidated.
Origin of decrepit:
1400–50; late ME < L dēcrepitus=dē-de - + -crepitus, akin to crepāre to crack, burst
creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone(adj)
worn and broken down by hard use
"a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack"
decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly(adj)
lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
"a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"
Weakened or worn out from age or wear
Origin: From decrepitus broken down, from crepare to creak.
broken down with age; wasted and enfeebled by the infirmities of old age; feeble; worn out
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