adverb see decrepit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • decrepitly — See decrepit. * * * …   Universalium

  • decrepitly — adverb In a decrepit way …   Wiktionary

  • decrepitly — adv. frailly, feebly, weakly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decrepitly — de·crep·it·ly …   English syllables

  • decrepitly — adverb : in a decrepit manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • decrepit — decrepitly, adv. decrepitness, n. /di krep it/, adj. 1. weakened by old age; feeble; infirm: a decrepit man who can hardly walk. 2. worn out by long use; dilapidated: a decrepit stove. [1400 50; late ME < L decrepitus, lit., broken down, equiv.… …   Universalium

  • decrepit — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin decrepitus Date: 15th century 1. wasted and weakened by or as if by the infirmities of old age 2. a. impaired by use or wear ; worn out b. fallen into ruin or disrepair 3. dilapid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • decrepit — /dəˈkrɛpət / (say duh krepuht) adjective broken down or weakened by old age; feeble; infirm. {Latin dēcrepitus, literally, noiseless} –decrepitly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • decrepit — [dē krep′it, dikrep′it] adj. [ME & OFr < L decrepitus < de , intens. + crepitus, pp. of crepare, to creak, rattle (in LL, to burst, die): see CRAVEN] broken down or worn out by old age, illness, or long use SYN. WEAK decrepitly adv …   English World dictionary

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