Noun(1) a person without a home, job, or property(2) a ship abandoned on the high seas
Adjective(1) worn and broken down by hard use(2) forsaken by owner or inhabitants(3) failing in what duty requires, or delinquent(4) in deplorable condition
(1) The family could not believe that the body was considered to be that of a derelict at the funeral home.(2) The yards are full of derelict cars, broken-down furniture, sofas with the stuffing bursting out.(3) The derelict condition of the Market House has been criticised by the town council.(4) In 1881, the schooner Ellen Austin, bound for London, discovered a derelict adrift in the Sargasso.(5) Society, it transpires, hasn't turned him into a derelict , he's managed that all by himself.(6) Vale watched helplessly as a series of explosions reduced the once-proud cruiser to a blackened derelict .(7) What other cause finds you derelict in your responsibilities to your own people?(8) At 8pm as thick black smoke bellowed from the derelict building, police issued an urgent health warning, instructing residents to stay indoors and shut their windows.(9) ├ö├ç├┐We have clients buying derelict farmhouses and old houses which would otherwise be left to fall down,├ö├ç├û Anderson said.(10) He circled the shattered derelict once more and finally settled his craft down in an open spot.(11) The woman was a bit startled by this proclamation, but she was equally intrigued by the derelict 's intuition, since she was indeed single.(12) Further, any judge who allows a conviction to stand when it's evident the defendant did not commit a crime is derelict in his duty.(13) Between those dates the appeal site had been in an apparently derelict condition with 2 large black doors facing the street.(14) Residents fed up with youths hanging around the streets, derelict shops and a general sense of neglect have taken their future into their own hands.(15) Diaz maneuvered the tug underneath the cruiser and traversed the length until they were ahead of the derelict .(16) With a secure airlock established between the two ships, the Scout transferred over to the derelict .
1. dilapidated ::
2. disused ::
3. negligent ::
4. tumble-down ::
5. remiss ::
6. abandoned ::
7. woebegone ::
8. tramp ::
1. attentive ::
2. careful ::
3. conscientious ::
Different Formsderelict, derelicts
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