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Synonyms for shabby

showing signs of wear and tear

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mean and unworthy and despicable

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Uptown New Yorkers often took pride in never going downtown, where people lived in shabbier lodgings, often renovated from factories.
During the shabbier periods of American history, our government has protected purely commercial interests by sending in the Marines or fomenting coups.
On the contrary, pigs from the shabbier housing were reluctant to investigate the bowl with sweets if it was not in its usual corner.
"I do think that if it had been driving wind and rain, you would have seen a slightly shabbier, slightly more dishevelled and tiredlooking party arriving." She s aid: "The hardest parts are the hills, but you just have to select the right gear, which doesn't always happen in the way that you hope it will."
This is much shabbier than the 0.1% shortfall that had been expected.
In the shabbier reaches of Brooklyn, Ellie Shipley, an art history graduate student with a background in art restoration, is approached about creating a forgery.
not toward pity but instead toward the shabbier side of catharsis.
[13.] Ullah F, Afridi AK, Rahim F, Ashfaq M, Khan S, Shabbier G, et al.
As I say, the film is set in the near future, and then the slightly-further-away future, but through the passing decades nothing much changes: the cars, the clothes look the same, only a little rustier and shabbier. Whether or not, as Professor Charlton says, human capability peaked in 1969, in this film's vision of the future it pretty much ground to a halt four decades later: The farmland is a 1930s dustbowl, but they drive from the homestead to the dying main street in early-21st-century club-cab pick-ups.
A rental unit that looks super cute and cozy in a photo, might turn out to be much shabbier in real life.
The artists Jehanzeb Malik Abdur Rehman Sajid Ali Ghulam Shabbier Zakir Ali Abbas Ali and Tayyeba Aziz had some good works to show.
There's a near future, maybe 10 or 15 years from now that's pretty recognizable, but shabbier and less fortunate than ours.
(21.) Amin S, Khattak IM, Shabbier G, Wazir M: Frequency of pulmonary Tuberculosis in patients with diabetes mellitus.
It is stated that New Delhi has more than tripled its population in the last twenty years, with over six million now living on the sprawling plain around that modern capital magnet, whose shabbier sister-city, Old Delhi, reflects all the poverty, congestion, and pluralism of ancient India with as many as people crammed inside its narrow precincts.