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English definition of “decrepit”


adjective uk   /dɪˈkrep.ɪt/ us  
in very bad condition because of being old, or not having been cared for, or having been used a lot: Most of the buildings were old and decrepit. A decrepit old man sat on a park bench.In bad conditionOld or old-fashionedThe elderly
noun [U] uk   /-ɪ.tjuːd/ us    /-ɪ.tuːd/ formal
a state of decrepitudeIn bad conditionOld or old-fashionedThe elderly
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