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Adjective
Shamefully negligent of one's duties or obligations
“Some held the two local commanders derelict in their duty; others concluded that they were simply guilty of errors of judgment.”
Adjective
Left unoccupied or unused
“His body was found dumped in a derelict warehouse.”
Adjective
In a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect
“The most notable of these barriers is a complicated system of land ownership, poor roads and a derelict telecommunications network.”
Noun
A person without a home, job, or property
“The family could not believe that the body was considered to be that of a derelict at the funeral home.”
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