decrepit definition

  • adjective:
    • Weakened, exhausted, reduced, or separated by later years, infection, or tough use. See Synonyms at poor.
    • damaged or exhausted from age or wear
    • separated as we grow older; squandered and enfeebled because of the infirmities of later years; feeble; worn-out.
    • lacking bodily or muscular strength or vigor
    • worn and broken-down by tough use
  • others:
    • divided in wellness, physical or psychological, especially from age; wasted or worn by infirmities; weakened, specially by age.
    • In geology, stated of rivers which have achieved the past phases of the existence, or of that percentage of a drainage-course that has achieved base-level and where deposition over the bed exceeds the total amount eliminated by floods.

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