Meaning of “decrepit” in the English Dictionary

"decrepit" in British English

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decrepitadjective

uk /dɪˈkrep.ɪt/ us /dɪˈkrep.ɪt/

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.
decrepitude
noun [ U ] uk /dɪˈkrep.ɪ.tʃuːd/ us /dɪˈkrep.ə.tuːd/ formal

a state of decrepitude

(Definition of “decrepit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"decrepit" in American English

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decrepitadjective

us /dɪˈkrep·ɪt/

weak and in poor condition, esp. from age or long use:

The town had two decrepit fire trucks that were constantly breaking down.

(Definition of “decrepit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)