Definitions for decrepitdɪˈkrɛp ɪt
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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
Origin: [L. decrepitus, perhaps orig., noised out, noiseless, applied to old people, who creep about quietly; de- + crepare to make a noise, rattle: cf. F. dcrpit. See Crepitate.]
Translations for decrepit
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- вехт, грохналBulgarian
- gammelig, gebrechlich, heruntergekommen, verbraucht, altersschwach, abgenutztGerman
- hrumur, örvasa, farlamaIcelandic
- barbogio, decrepito, rincoglionitoItalian
- afgedragen, versletenDutch
- ветхий, немощный, дряхлыйRussian
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