What does dilapidated mean?

Definitions for dilapidateddɪˈlæp ɪˌdeɪ tɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dilapidated.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bedraggled, broken-down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion, tumble-down(adj)

    in deplorable condition

    "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"


  1. dilapidated(Adjective)

    Having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dilapidated

    of Dilapidate

  2. Dilapidated(adj)

    decayed; fallen into partial ruin; injured by bad usage or neglect


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dilapidated in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dilapidated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Scott:

    E-Voting machines are nothing more than dilapidated, barebones PCs with zero endpoint security.

  2. Mark Rank:

    We focus a lot of time on ... inner-city, minority groups living in dilapidated housing as an image of poverty in this country.

  3. Eric Roberts:

    So it's not that folks are wrong to worry about old houses, dilapidated buildings, water infrastructure. That's all really valid.

  4. Mark Rank:

    One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All. we focus a lot of time on ... inner-city, minority groups living in dilapidated housing as an image of poverty in this country.

  5. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    The 30-foot-high bollard-style wall is a massive upgrade, and exactly what the men and women of the Border Patrol have requested. It's not mere replacement, for dilapidated, ineffective low wall and vehicle barriers : It's a new wall and part of a wall system.

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