deterioration


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Synonyms for deterioration

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descent to a lower level or condition

a marked loss of strength or effectiveness

Synonyms for deterioration

a symptom of reduced quality or strength

process of changing to an inferior state

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Hence a great number of such as were professionally expressers of Beauty, as painters, poets, musicians, and actors, have been more than others wont to lead a life of pleasure and indulgence; all but the few who received the true nectar; and, as it was a spurious mode of attaining freedom, as it was an emancipation not into the heavens but into the freedom of baser places, they were punished for that advantage they won, by a dissipation and deterioration.
Playmore's letter had not prepared me for the serious deterioration in him which I could now discern.
Xavier Rabourdin, deeply impressed by the trials and poverty which he witnessed in the lives of the government clerks, endeavored to ascertain the cause of their growing deterioration.
The conclusion by Albert Schweitzer in his book "Philosophy of Civilisation" is that "moral and social deterioration make renaissance and development impossible".
5/25mcg) had a reduced risk of experiencing a clinically important deterioration compared to tiotropium 18mcg or placebo over a 12-week treatment period.
General level of equipment deterioration of the energy sector of Kyrgyzstan amounted to 46% two years ago; today the deterioration reaches 50%, State Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Industry Batyrkul Baetov said on October 23 at a press conference.
The method proposed holds good only for works with small print runs (such as expensive maps), where the damage to the printing surface in successive printings is minor in comparison to deterioration over time.
First, the National Plasterers Council did not conduct, but rather, funded the study dealing with etching deterioration of pool plaster.
The exact pathogenesis of PTVE remains unclear; it may be present in various degrees, and it may cause intraoperative difficulties as well as postoperative deterioration with increased mortality and morbidity.
3) Special mention loans exhibit potential weaknesses, which may result in further deterioration if left uncorrected.
If they stay in their homes, this may lead to physical aging and deterioration of the neighborhood.
Through this technology, the cause and degree of signal noise, the largest factor in signal quality deterioration in recent years, can be determined," said Masao Fukuma, vice president of NEC Corporation.
However, women with a history of depression that preceded pill use were significantly more likely than other women to experience pill-related premenstrual mood deterioration (odds ratio, 2.
If the expenditures stop deterioration and appreciably extend the property's useful life, the costs must be capitalized.
These results suggest that contaminants present in the environment may lead to a deterioration of sperm count, motility (ability to move), and fertilizing ability.