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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.”
Adjective
In a dilapidated or disintegrating condition, typically about to fall apart
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That falls or fall
Adjective
Returning to a less advanced or previous state
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Easily broken into small fragments
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Characterized by or causing degeneration
Adjective
Physically weak or lacking in strength
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Adjective
Liable to spoil, rot
Noun
The process of physically withering or wasting away
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Verb
Present participle for to become progressively worse in quality or health
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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 decay or decompose organically
“Excess food will deteriorate in the water, leading to an accumulation of nitrogenous waste.”
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Present participle for to disintegrate, crumble, or fall to pieces
“The walls deteriorate over time because of alkali and rain.”
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Present participle for to decrease the value, character, or quality of
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“Ninety percent will have significant problems because the water will deteriorate the pavement.”
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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 damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use
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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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