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)


An old house in Croatia, dilapidated. 


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



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