Dilapidate – meaning of the word and examples

To cause or allow (a building, automobile, etc.) to fall into a state of disrepair, as by misuse or neglect(often used passively): (Dictionary.com)

To bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin. (Merriam – Webster)

Cause (something) to fall into disrepair or ruin. (Oxford Dictionaries)

To fall or cause to fall into ruin or decay. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

An old house in Croatia, dilapidated. 

https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-an-old-house-in-dubrovnik-croatia-run-down-run-down-rundown-dilapidated-9248551.html

Old Romantic dilapidated house and garden style Idyllic places in Germany.

https://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-old-romantic-dilapidate-house-garden-style-idyllic-places-germany-image94790631

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