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Adjective
Shamefully negligent of one's duties or obligations
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“Some held the two local commanders derelict in their duty; others concluded that they were simply guilty of errors of judgment.”
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Abandoned, or left unused or unoccupied
“His body was found dumped in a derelict warehouse.”
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In a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect
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“The most notable of these barriers is a complicated system of land ownership, poor roads and a derelict telecommunications network.”
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Of which knowledge has been lost
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Lacking in material possessions or financial wealth
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Having nowhere to live
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Unprepared or not paying attention
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A person without a home, job, or property
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“The family could not believe that the body was considered to be that of a derelict at the funeral home.”
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Shipwrecked person
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The body of an abandoned ship
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A person who has physically removed him- or herself from the control or direction of a military or naval unit with the intention of permanently leaving
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A despicable or contemptible person
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The action or fact of abandoning or being abandoned
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A person who does not succeed
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A person who is dishonest or a criminal
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