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Dereliction meaning

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Noun: dereliction Pronunciation: (de-ru’lik-shun) Dereliction meaning: A tendency to be negligent and uncaring The state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated Synonyms: dilapidation, decrepitude, deterioration, delinquency Quotations: Li Yizhong – Anyone who was found ... Read More »

Derelict meaning


Adjective: derelict Pronunciation: (de-ru,likt) Derelict meaning: Worn and broken down by hard use or lack of care Synonyms: creaky, decrepit, woebegone In deplorable or deteriorating condition Synonyms: bedraggled, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion Failing in what his ... Read More »

Dilapidation meaning


Noun: dilapidation Pronunciation: (di,la-pi’dey-shun) Dilapidation meaning: A state of deterioration due to old age or long use The process of becoming dilapidated Synonyms: decrepitude, ruin, deterioration, impairment Quotations: Logan Pearsall Smith – There are people ... Read More »

Dilapidated meaning


Adjective: dilapidated Pronunciation: (di’la-pi,dey-tid) Dilapidated meaning: In deplorable condition. In simple words, in a very bad condition because of prolonged use or lack of care Synonyms: decrepit, bedraggled, derelict, ramshackle, tatterdemalion Verb: dilapidate Pronunciation: (di’la-pi,deyt) ... Read More »

Decrepitude meaning


Noun: decrepitude Pronunciation: (di’kre-pi,t(y)ood) Decrepitude meaning: A state of deterioration due to old age or long use Synonyms: dilapidation Derived forms: decrepit Quotations: Mike McGovern – Whether these decrees were signed by the president and ... Read More »

Decrepit meaning


Adjective: decrepit Pronunciation: (di’kre-pit) Decrepit meaning: Worn and broken down by hard use Lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality Synonyms: sapless, enervate, rickety, creaky Quotations: Steve Bailey – It was just old and decrepit. ... Read More »

Attenuate meaning

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Adjective: attenuate Pronunciation: (u’ten-yoo-ut) Attenuate meaning: Reduced in strength Synonyms: attenuated, faded, weakened, enervated Verb: attenuate Attenuate meaning: (chemistry) weaken the consistency of a chemical substance Become weaker in strength, value or magnitude Derived forms: attenuating, attenuates, attenuated Quotations: ... Read More »

Smitten meaning

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Adjective: smitten Pronunciation: (smi-t(u)n) Smitten meaning: (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness Synonyms: enamored, infatuated, besotted Quotations: J.R.R. Tolkien – In life there can be no victor, for ... Read More »

Scornful meaning

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Adjective: scornful Pronunciation: (skorn-ful) Scornful meaning: Expressing extreme contempt Synonyms: contemptuous, disdainful, insulting Quotations: André Maurois – People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average ... Read More »

Scorn meaning

contemptuous meaning

Noun: scorn Pronunciation: (skorn) Scorn meaning: Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike Open disrespect for a person or thing Synonyms: contempt, disdain Verb: scorn Scorn meaning: Look down on with disdain ... Read More »

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