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Definition of "deterioration" []

  • To make or become worse or lower in quality, value, character, etc; depreciate (verb)
  • To wear away or disintegrate (verb)
  • The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse. (noun)

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Use "deterioration" in a sentence
  • "Moody's said it made the decision mostly because of what it called the deterioration of Dubai's broader economic outlook."
  • "SAHRC chairman Dr Barney Pityana on Friday expressed concern about what he described as the deterioration in the South African human rights environment under the Mbeki government."
  • "Pityana expressed concern about what he described as the deterioration in the South African human rights environment under the Mbeki government."