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derelict

Synonyms of derelict in English:

adjective

  • 1 a derelict building
    dilapidated, ramshackle, run-down, tumbledown, in ruins, falling apart;
    rickety, creaky, deteriorating, crumbling, disintegrating, decaying;
    neglected, untended, gone to rack and ruin
  • 2 a derelict airfield
    disused, abandoned, deserted, discarded, rejected, neglected, untended
  • 3 he was derelict in his duty
  • noun

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  • 1 the derelicts who survive on the streets
    tramp, vagrant, vagabond, down and out, homeless person, drifter;
    outcast
    informal bag lady, hobo, bum
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