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1. derelict

adjective. ['ˈdɛrəˌlɪkt'] failing in what duty requires.

Synonyms

  • negligent
  • delinquent
  • remiss

Antonyms

  • unbroken
  • uninjured
  • reputable
  • serviceable

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Words that Rhyme with Derelict

  • addict
  • benedict
  • interdict
  • maastricht
  • perfect

Example sentences of the word derelict


1. Noun, singular or mass
Code enforcement can slap steep fines on whoever is responsible for letting the house become derelict.

2. Adjective
Thanks to their efforts, a derelict building now has a second life.

2. derelict

adjective. ['ˈdɛrəˌlɪkt'] worn and broken down by hard use.

Synonyms

  • creaky
  • woebegone
  • run-down
  • decrepit
  • worn

Antonyms

  • functioning
  • robust
  • rested
  • attentive

3. derelict

adjective. ['ˈdɛrəˌlɪkt'] in deplorable condition.

Synonyms

  • bedraggled
  • damaged
  • broken-down
  • dilapidated
  • ramshackle
  • tumble-down

Antonyms

  • clean
  • unimpaired
  • unblemished
  • preserved

4. derelict

adjective. ['ˈdɛrəˌlɪkt'] forsaken by owner or inhabitants.

Synonyms

  • deserted
  • uninhabited

Antonyms

  • healthy
  • quiet
  • joyful

5. derelict

noun. ['ˈdɛrəˌlɪkt'] a ship abandoned on the high seas.

Synonyms

  • abandoned ship

Antonyms

  • undue
  • innocent

6. derelict

noun. ['ˈdɛrəˌlɪkt'] a person without a home, job, or property.

Antonyms

  • get off
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