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What is another word for deteriorating?

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Adjective
A worsening of a condition or quality
“She also spoke of residents' despair with the deteriorating state of the Killough Road alongside the damaged sea wall.”
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Worn out or ruined because of age or neglect
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Having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect
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That falls or fall
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Reverting to an earlier and inferior condition
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Easily broken into small fragments
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Characterized by or causing degeneration
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Experiencing difficulties and likely to fail
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Becoming or appearing older
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Physically weak or lacking in strength
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Verb
In a period of decrease or decline
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Present participle for become progressively worse
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“After all, studies indicate that our faculties deteriorate with age at varying degrees.”
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Present participle for to decrease the value, character, or quality of
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Present participle for to decay or get worse in strength, health or quality
“Excess food will deteriorate in the water, leading to an accumulation of nitrogenous waste, in turn causing diseases and the proliferation of all sorts of algae.”
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Present participle for to cause damage to, or have a diminishing effect on
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Present participle for to wear away or destroy gradually
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Present participle for to become inactive or unchanging
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Present participle for to alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
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Present participle for live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way
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Present participle for to lose or cause to lose luster, especially as a result of exposure to air or moisture
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Present participle for to return to a former or less developed state
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Present participle for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
Noun
The process of physically withering or wasting away
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“He described the situation as alarming because, according to experts, the quality of the grain was deteriorating with every passing day.”
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