Definitions for decrepitdɪˈkrɛp ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•crep•itdɪˈkrɛp ɪt(adj.)

  1. weakened by old age; feeble; infirm.

  2. 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

de•crep′it•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly(adj)

    lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

    "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"

Wiktionary

  1. decrepit(Adjective)

    Weakened or worn out from age or wear

  2. Origin: From decrepitus broken down, from crepare to creak.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Decrepit(adj)

    broken down with age; wasted and enfeebled by the infirmities of old age; feeble; worn out

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