Tuesday, October 18, 2011

decrepit

decrepit [ di-KREP-it ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or long use
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The decrepit house has been termed dangerous by the housing authority.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Why did it take an hour for decrepit fire engines to reach the blazing supermarket?