Definition of Disrepair

1. Noun. In need of repairs.

Generic synonyms: Unsoundness



Definition of Disrepair

1. n. A state of being in bad condition, and wanting repair.

Definition of Disrepair

1. Noun. The state of being out of repair; broken. ¹

2. Noun. Impaired condition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disrepair

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disrepair

disregulated
disregulates
disregulation
disrelated
disrelation
disrelations
disrelish
disrelished
disrelishes
disrelishing
disrelisht
disremember
disremembered
disremembering
disremembers
disrepair (current term)
disrepairs
disreputabilities
disreputability
disreputable
disreputable person
disreputableness
disreputably
disreputation
disrepute
disreputes
disrespect
disrespectability
disrespectable
disrespected

Literary usage of Disrepair

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1. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1882)
"He had not heard that they had fallen into disrepair, but, if that were the case, lie would take care they were put in proper condition. ..."

2. Passages from the English Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne (1871)
"... and covered with warehouses; even if the church itself escaped, — but it would not escape longer than till its disrepair afforded excuse for tearing it ..."

3. The Law of Torts by John Frederic Clerk, William Harry Barber Lindsell, Thomas Hollis Walker (1896)
"Where premises while in the occupation of a tenant are in such a state of disrepair as to cause a nuisance, then, whether that state of disrepair existed at ..."

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