Deterioration

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Deterioration->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ deterioration
deterioration
debasement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ wane
wane
ebb
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ recession
recession
&c. 287
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ retrogradation
retrogradation
&c. 283
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ decrease
decrease
&c. 36
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ degeneracy
degeneracy
degeneration
degenerateness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ degradation
degradation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ depravation
depravation
depravement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ devolution
devolution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ depravity
depravity
&c. 945
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ demoralization
demoralization
retrogression
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ masochism
masochism
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ impairment
impairment
inquination|
injury
damage
loss
detriment
delaceration|
outrage
havoc
inroad
ravage
scath
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ perversion
perversion
prostitution
vitiation
discoloration
oxidation
pollution
defoedation|
poisoning
venenation|
leaven
contamination
canker
corruption
adulteration
alloy
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ decline
decline
declension
declination
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ decadence
decadence
decadency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ falling off
falling off
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ caducity
caducity
decrepitude
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ decay
decay
dilapidation
ravages of time
wear and tear
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ corrosion
corrosion
erosion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ moldiness
moldiness
rottenness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ moth and rust
moth and rust
dry rot
blight
marasmus
atrophy
collapse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ disorganization
disorganization
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ delabrement
delabrement
&c.(destruction) ???.
???>162
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ aphid
aphid
Aphis
plant louse
puceron
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ vinefretter
vinefretter
vinegrub
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ wreck
wreck
mere wreck
honeycomb
magni nominis umbra
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ jade
jade
plug
rackabones
=>(U.S.)
skate
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ tackey
tackey
tacky
=>(U.S.)
PARAG:Deterioration->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be worse
be worse
be deteriorated
become worse
become deteriorated
&c.???***END OF FILE***
PARAG:Deterioration->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ have seen better days
have seen better days
deteriorate
degenerate
fall off
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wane
wane
&c.(decrease) 36
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ebb
ebb
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ retrograde
retrograde
&c. 283
???>-
decline
droop
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ go down
go down
&c.(sink) 306
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ go downhill
go downhill
go from bad to worse
go farther and fare worse
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ jump out of the frying pan into the fire
jump out of the frying pan into the fire
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ run to seed
run to seed
go to seed
run to waste swale|
sweal|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ lapse
lapse
be the worse for
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ sphacelate
sphacelate
???>:
break
break down
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ spring a leak
spring a leak
crack
start
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ shrivel
shrivel
&c.(contract) 195
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ fade
fade
go off
wither
molder
rot
rankle
decay
go bad
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ go to decay
go to decay
fall into decay
=> fall into the sear and yellow leaf,
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ fall into the sear and yellow leaf
fall into the sear and yellow leaf
rust
crumble
shake
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ totter
totter
totter to its fall
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ perish
perish
&c. 162
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ die
die
&c. 360
=>(Render less good)
GRP: \\ Adj \\ Render less good
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ deteriorate
deteriorate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ weaken
weaken
&c. 160
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ put back
put back
set back
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ taint
taint
infect
contaminate
poison
empoison
envenom
canker
corrupt
exulcerate|
pollute
vitiate
inquinate|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ debase
debase
embase|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ denaturalize
denaturalize
denature
leaven
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ deflower
deflower
debauch
defile
deprave
degrade
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ ulcerate
ulcerate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ stain
stain
&c.(dirt) 653
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ discolor
discolor
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ Render less good \\ alloy
alloy
adulterate
sophisticate
tamper with
prejudice
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ pervert
pervert
prostitute
demoralize
brutalize
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ render vicious
render vicious
&c. 945
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ embitter
embitter
acerbate
exacerbate
aggravate
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ injure
injure
impair
labefy
damage
harm
hurt
shend|
scath|
scathe
spoil
mar
despoil
dilapidate
waste
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ overrun
overrun
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ ravage
ravage
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ pillage
pillage
&c. 791
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 7
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ wound
wound
stab
pierce
maim
lame
surbate|
cripple
hough
hamstring
hit between wind and water
scotch
mangle
mutilate
disfigure
blemish
deface
warp
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 8
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ blight
blight
rot
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ corrode
corrode
erode
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ wear away
wear away
wear out
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ gnaw
gnaw
gnaw at the root of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ sap
sap
mine
undermine
shake
sap the foundations of
break up
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ disorganize
disorganize
dismantle
dismast
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ destroy
destroy
&c. 162
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 9
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ damnify
damnify
&c.(aggrieve) 649
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ do one's worst
do one's worst
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ knock down
knock down
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ deal a blow to
deal a blow to
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ play havoc with
play havoc with
play sad havoc with
play the mischief with
play the deuce with
play the very devil with
play havoc among
play sad havoc among
play the mischief among
play the deuce among
play the very devil among
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 9 \\ decimate
decimate
PARAG:Deterioration->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unimproved
unimproved
&c.(improve &c. 658) ???
deteriorated
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ altered
altered
altered for the worse
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ injured
injured
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sprung
sprung
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ withering
withering
spoiling
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on the wane
on the wane
on the decline
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tabid
tabid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ degenerate
degenerate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ marescent
marescent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ worse
worse
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ the worse for
the worse for
all the worse for
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ out of repair
out of repair
out of tune
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ imperfect
imperfect
&c. 651
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ the worse for wear
the worse for wear
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ battered
battered
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ weathered
weathered
weather-beaten
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ stale
stale
passe
shaken
dilapidated
frayed
faded
wilted
shabby
secondhand
threadbare
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ worn
worn
worn to a thread
worn to a shadow
worn to the stump
worn to rags
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ reduced
reduced
reduced to a skeleton
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ far gone
far gone
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tacky
tacky
=>(U.S.*)
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ decayed
decayed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ motheaten
motheaten
worm-eaten
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ mildewed
mildewed
rusty
moldy
spotted
seedy
time-worn
moss-grown
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ discolored
discolored
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ effete
effete
wasted
crumbling
moldering
rotten
cankered
blighted
tainted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ depraved
depraved
&c.(vicious) 945
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ decrepid
decrepid
decrepit
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ broke
broke
busted
broken
out of commission
broken down
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ done
done
done for
done up
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ worn out
worn out
used up
finished
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ fit for the dust hole
fit for the dust hole
fit for the wastepaper basket past work
&c.(useless) 645
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ at a low ebb
at a low ebb
in a bad way
on one's last legs
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ undermined
undermined
deciduous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ nodding to its fall
nodding to its fall
&c.(destruction) 162
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ tottering
tottering
&c.???.
=>(dangerous)
???>665
???>:
past cure
&c.(hopeless) 859
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ fatigued
fatigued
&c. 688
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ retrograde
retrograde
&c.(retrogressive) 283
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ deleterious
deleterious
&c. 649
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ 1
???>Phr.
out of the frying pan into the fire
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ agrescit medendo
agrescit medendo
=>what a falling off was there!
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ what a falling off was there
what a falling off was there
=>(Hamlet)

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