Definition of "deteriorated" []

  • To make or become worse or lower in quality, value, character, etc; depreciate (verb)
  • To wear away or disintegrate (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of deteriorate. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "deteriorated" in a sentence
  • "The site gradually deteriorated from a discussion board to?"
  • "Logan had to check up on the chap, of course, in order to let him have it, which meant examining the hand writing — which had apparently deteriorated from the days when in New England Jonathan Edwards wrote fairly illegibly."
  • "People whose financial situation has deteriorated, which is almost half the country voted overwhelmingly for Barack Obama."
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