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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ship abandoned on the high seas; A person unable to support himself adj. - In deplorable condition; Failing in what duty requires; Forsaken by owner or keeper; Worn and broken down by hard use.

Usage examples (35)
  • The tower currently stands derelict covered in a thick layer of ivy in the garden of a private house.
  • derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
  • Who wants to live in derelict, isolating urban sprawl, anyway?
  • Now that this derelict is discovered, that secret is at risk of being revealed. for more
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