NounDilapidation (plural Dilapidations)
- The state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined.
- (law) The act of dilapidating, damaging a building or structure through neglect or by intention.
- (UK, law) Ecclesiastical waste: impairing of church property by an incumbent, through neglect or by intention.
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general; wholesale; pathetic; raggedy tumble-down; remnantal.
ablation, atomization, bankruptcy, biodegradability, biodegradation, breakage, breakdown, breakup, collapse, corrosion, corruption, crack-up, crippling, crumbling, damage, decay, decomposition, degradability, degradation, destruction, detriment, disablement, disintegration, disjunction, disorganization, disrepair, dissolution, encroachment, erosion, harm, hobbling, hurt, hurting, impairment, incapacitation, incoherence, infringement, injury, inroad, loss, maiming, mayhem, mildew, mischief, mold, mutilation, oxidation, oxidization, ravages of time, resolution, ruination, ruinousness, rust, sabotage, scathe, sickening, spoilage, spoiling, weakening, wear, wear and tear
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
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