decrepit

Part of speech: adjective

Enfeebled, as by old age; broken down. decrepld.

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Usage examples "decrepit":

  1. We visited an institution maintained solely by the village for the old and decrepit of both sexes, and this place would have done credit to a European city. - "From Paris to New York by Land", Harry de Windt.
  2. Decrepit families imply decrepit wills, decrepit conduct. - "Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman", Thomas Hardy.
  3. Another woman, who looked old and decrepit, begged and prayed that a bottle might be given her. - "In the Tail of the Peacock", Isabel Savory.