decrepitude


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Synonyms for decrepitude

Synonyms for decrepitude

Synonyms for decrepitude

a state of deterioration due to old age or long use

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Yet 93 years later, the iconic Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan, West Bengal, appears to have entered a patch of academic and administrative decrepitude.
L'ire royale qui avait ebranle cette lethargie sinistre en est, en fait, une illustration flagrante de cette decrepitude.
Any new president of Egypt, in order to prevent protesters from taking to the streets, will need to bring the country out of its current decrepitude, modernize its infrastructure, update its education and stimulate its economy.
In that Instagram account are a series of images of Russian troops and their equipment that show a force emerging from a long period of decrepitude.
There is no better example of that than Moss, played by Andrew Jarvis as the most startling example of human decrepitude since.
However, unlike its predecessor, Leger's canvas pays little heed to the cityscape as it actually existed; rather than broadcast the decrepitude of Paris in 1919, when dire fuel shortages and labor unrest brought the city to a standstill, The City activates the rhythms of traffic and commerce by pictorial means, designating the metropolis as a psychosomatic effect above all.
He would appear to have assumed the Chilean he abused is in the throes of decrepitude.
Happily, however, it's a film that doesn't coast along on the back of its starry cast, with a couple of scenes focusing on the fears of looming decrepitude going a lot deeper than you might expect.
Some days I feel world-weary and the prospect of living long into the years of decrepitude fills me with horror.
For my part, I'm happy to have made it this long; it's the decrepitude, not the age, that bothers me.
I found all the pennies, or people gave them to me or I looked in my change," she explains of the coins in varying states of decrepitude.
Sudhakaran's slanderous attack on the character of the Suryanelli rape victim is a shocking comment on the extent of our moral decrepitude.
After a quick survey of these earlier, homegrown studies in sublime decrepitude including an eerie ruined house from 1808, its dark recesses gaping like a skull--the show focuses its attention entirely on Cotman's travels in France.
Then of course there are the mental signs of decrepitude.
They are admired for their courageous stand against dictatorship, corruption and evil inflicted on thousands who dare to defy decrepitude.