Definitions for deterioration

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deterioration, impairment(noun)

    a symptom of reduced quality or strength

  2. deterioration, decline in quality, declension, worsening(noun)

    process of changing to an inferior state


  1. deterioration(Noun)

    The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deterioration(noun)

    the process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse

  2. Origin: [LL. deterioratio: cf. F. dtrioration.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Doug Burtnick:

    Today's earnings are mixed. They don't paint a strong one-directional picture of improvement or deterioration.

  2. James Gellert:

    What you see here is a deterioration, they are losing more money, and cash from operations continues to be negative.

  3. Mervyn Teo:

    Management tussles accelerated its operational and financial deterioration, on top of being in an industry plagued by overcapacity.

  4. Ryan Larson:

    The overall theme is that people continue to worry about the deterioration in China and, more specifically, the continued erosion in WTI.

  5. Michael Roche:

    You can see the progressive deterioration in bond prices (over the coming years), which is a reflection of this rapidly increasing default risk.

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