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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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At the same time, the characters' distinctive genial gruffness and adherence to bourgeois propriety even in the shabbiest circumstances, and the underplayed comedy throughout, mark the pic's sensibility as distinctly Scandinavian.
(The apartment that Carlo had rented--and where he lived alone, waiting for his father to rejoin him--was in the Parioli, a neighborhood that still had the prestige it had gained in the preceding decade but was already /becoming melancholy/ the way places in decline do, with old gardens that have had too many owners, and an architecture that is /out of date/ even in comparison with the shabbiest lower-middle-class neighborhoods.
In reply, Yorkshire piled up 536, during which, for an hour on the second afternoon, the fielding disintegrated to perhaps the shabbiest exhibition by any Bears team with Streak powerless to prevent a string of fumbles and drops.
nay, extorting almost as much outward homage as if he wore the imperial purple, and not the shabbiest of pilot-cloth
A bit of elbow grease spent on sanding off the dirt of ages, a good polish or a lick of paint, and even the shabbiest item can sparkle again.
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Popstar Lady GaGa says she's fascinated by Amy Winehouse, and insists that she adores the troubled star's shabbiest performances.
It's a system that the grubbiest and shabbiest industries and business owners -- think of the hellish slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, running with immigrant child labor - could not have designed better.
Sometimes the track can barely be seen under the weeds - some weeks ago they were literally above platform level at Bangor (the busiest station in North Wales but also about the shabbiest).
I believe this is possibly the shabbiest episode in ME history, immoral and unscientific.
Last week it was labelled one of the shabbiest hotels in the UK.
It looked like the kind of house that might have good rubbish, but you could never tell: often the shabbiest houses threw away the most.
Even the shabbiest newspaper ad salesman will tell you that "if you build it, they will come" is not the sort of model one employs if actual success is the objective.
Well, truth be told they are being treated shabbiest of all.
No-one wants to find they have the shabbiest front door.'