decrepitude


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a state of deterioration due to old age or long use

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At play in the vicissitudes of youth and decrepitude is the perpetual subject of Pierson's work: belligerent or beleaguered, the glam queen, lover boy, outcast, or clown.
Spurred on by creeping decrepitude - or in Max's case imminent senility - they have been detailing their virile adventures to anyone who will listen.
The persistent, well-nigh obsessive collection, collation, manipulation, and arrangement of pictures on a wall implies its own aestheticism, its own low-tech opulence, the luxury of decrepitude and desuetude, the abundance of replete, depleted media figures.
More than just an index of class-bound taste, of that Waspish catechism of comfortable decrepitude, the little non sequiturs of gesture and decor are the first-level registers in a dialectic of chance and order, of snapshot and "picture.
Indeed, the structure of the palimpsest captured the various confrontations driving the dialectics of Kwon's project: the strange overlap of public and private space in the Philip Morris gallery, for one, or the matching futuristic decrepitude of Kwon's drawing idiom and the corporate spaces into which it was inserted.
Thankfully, though, Havana is so much more alive than sleepy, stuffy Miinster: The city I saw had as little to do with the charming decrepitude of Wim Wenders's romantic Buena Vista Social Club as with the vast, grotesque prison house portrayed in julian Schnabel's powerful Before Night Falls.
It's the process of gradual deliquescence of every system, and it suggested to us the gradual decrepitude of form.
The property claim and the administrative, legalistic approach are a measure both of his mania and of the misery to which the neo-avant-garde would advance in postwar Paris (and by no means would he be the last in the decrepitude of his art).
According the Pashtun community their fundamental rights and freedom, with an eye to reconfigure the Afghan policy in the region would be the first step to amending the decrepitude in the tribal areas and from further estranging another nationality under the state's wing.
Deciding not to accept the notion of old age as nothing more than a period of increasing mental and physical decrepitude, Leland spent time among New York's oldest demographic--people over 85.
The way we saw it, even before the show started telecasting, the male model looked the part, an alien from outer space who lived on our planet for centuries, without suffering the onus of age and decrepitude.
La decision a ete prise apres deliberation de l'APW et l'achevement des etudes techniques de sauvegarde du vieux ksar qui se trouve dans un etat de decrepitude et de precarite.
The redesign of the fences has made the race a safer and fairer test, while the rebuilt stands are a world away from the dinginess and decrepitude that characterised the Aintree I first knew in the 1960s.
Al-Jaafari stressed the importance of the adoption of dialogue between the parties of the Yemeni conflict, noting that "what is happening in Yemen is a Yemeni issue that can be reached with understandings contribute to establish security and stability in the country, stressing the need to take all national parties and historical pause to stop the state of decrepitude in conditions , and expressed Iraq's readiness to contribute to the solution of the crisis in the event of Yemen if it was asked for that.
I went for the decrepitude for the body and mind and, with all my efforts, tried not to have either as I'm embodying somebody whose body and mind are beginning to fail.