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  Definition of deteriorate
  1. grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
  2. become worse or disintegrate; "His mind deteriorated"
Similar Words: devolve, drop, degenerate

 

Hyponyms: tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade, languish, fade, waste, rot, go to pot, go to the dogs, wear, wear off, wear out, wear thin

 

Derivational Morphology: degeneracy, degeneration, decadence, decadency, devolution, deterioration, impairment, decline in quality, declension, worsening

 

 
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