delapidated in English
(of a building or object) in a state of disrepair or ruin as a result of age or neglect.
If it goes ahead, it will allow the council to dispose of several dilapidated office buildings around the city.
cause (something) to fall into disrepair or ruin.
Deprived of others, free solitude, like the astronauts' weightless state, dilapidates muscles, bones, and blood.
- run-down tumbledown ramshackle broken-down in disrepair shabby battered beat-up rickety shaky unsound crumbling in ruins ruined decayed decaying decrepit neglected uncared-for untended the worse for wearfalling to piecesfalling apartgone to rack and ruingone to seed
- tumble-down bedraggled broken-down derelict tatterdemalion ramshackle
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1. Stuffy room that was hard to keep cool, in aging, delapidated hotel.