Definition- decayed deteriorated or fallen into partial ruin especially through neglect or misuse

this is another word that I found in the text of “here, poverty and privilege are neighbors” in the text it says “To the west, Brighton beach is packed with modest row houses, apartment buildings, dilapidated bungalows, and frame houses,”

i see that this word means to be misused and worn out. I say it has a relationship to the word “patina” which means rusty green or orange look.


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