(a.) Decayed; fallen into partial ruin; injured by bad usage or neglect.
(1) Children still received an education, it was just that increasing numbers did so in damp and dilapidated buildings.
(2) In a dilapidated cafe in north Baghdad under a TV set blasting patriotic songs in support of Iraq's embattled prime minister, a young man looked grave.
(3) Picture Detroit today and the images that probably come to mind are of " ruin porn " (the now infamous term for beautifully shot photos of dilapidated buildings); urban exploring (the new craze of creeping around abandoned complexes as seen in Jim Jarmusch's new film Only Lovers Left Alive ) and foreclosure frenzy (there are now nearly 80,000 empty homes to be torn down or fixed up in Motor City).
(4) It was shot on location in Hollywood, with the real Jim Henson Studios standing in for the dilapidated Muppet Studios; Miss Piggy's costumes are all designer, as any star of her stature might expect, and include a pair of trotter-sized Louboutins.
(5) At least 74 people have been arrested, including Abarca and his wife, who were found Tuesday hiding in a dilapidated home in a rough section of Mexico City.
(6) For her, “Sambo” recalls the blubber-lipped, blue-black caricatures of African American children known as piccaninnies , perched on dilapidated porches, half-clothed and dusty, and as happy in squalor and ignorance as they can be.
(7) The place smells like wet cigarettes, and while the dilapidated building does have its charm, it feels as old as the games it houses.
(8) Even in its dilapidated state, it still received more than 140,000 visitors last year.
(9) Since the second world war, the area’s towering Georgian terraces, subdivided and dilapidated, had first been a semi-slum of immigrants and bad landlords, then a counterculture stronghold for squatters and hippies and punks.
(10) Perhaps this tragedy causes us to ask some tough questions about how we can permit so many of our children to languish in poverty, or attend dilapidated schools, or grow up without prospects for a job or for a career.
(11) As well as dilapidated equipment, the country's military and police suffered a serious problem of infiltration, with some officers helping the separatists.
(12) Until recently, most self-respecting rock bohemians would stay at the dilapidated but charming Chelsea, where they would rejoice in being shouted at by the manager for daring to ask to have the room where Sid Vicious killed Nancy Spungen.
(13) The horizon is fringed with the tall trees of the Ghanaian rainforest, but for Huang, this dilapidated shelter is his only shade from the sweltering tropical sun.
(14) The shells of dilapidated factories look out over an urban landscape that has been likened to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina – except Detroit's disaster was man-made and took decades to unfold.
(15) Thirty-two men and a boy now held at an immigration detention centre near Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, were rescued last Saturday when their dilapidated wooden vessel began sinking while making a perilous journey to Malaysia.
(16) Close up, the greenhouses lie derelict and trees rampage through their dilapidated timber frames.
(17) A couple of years ago a dilapidated little cinema called Shama was blown up in Peshawar.
(18) But we have already seen that Kane is dead and his Florida folly slowly turning into a dilapidated ruin.
(19) For example, the money could go towards improving the dilapidated Fairfield Halls theatre and concert venue.
(20) • Hrunalaug – a hot pot with a dilapidated changing hut in a grassy dell a few kilometres from Flúdir.
(v. t.) To restore vitality to; to bring back to life.
(1) The further disappearance of laboratory exercises from the curriculum should be halted by efforts to revitalize them.
(2) It may well be that experimental studies on the infectious etiology of rheumatoid arthritis will be revitalized through an appreciation of the bacterial antigen load in the gastrointestinal tract.
(3) The wins were a team effort, combining superb starting pitching with a suddenly revitalized offense, one that has delivered a staggering 12th-fewest runs in the American League this season.
(4) Revitalization of the femoral head in cases of aseptic necrosis was attempted in 13 hips of 11 patients 15-33 years of age.
(5) Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) has been shown to revitalize the disturbed nasal mucociliary function in man.
(6) Thus bovine xenograft used for the repair of tracheal defects has the following advantages: total revitalization, no shrinkage, less prone to infection and formations of ciliated epithelia.
(7) A 2014 report from the British Columbia Language Initiative – which seeks to revitalize the province’s First Nations languages – found that the number of semi-fluent speakers had risen significantly since 2010.
(8) Successful strategies, based on group therapy techniques and project management skills, can assist group leaders in organizing a group "from scratch" or in revitalizing existing groups.
(9) Subsequent research into the pathophysiology of gastric ulcer has been revitalized.
(10) Revitalized interest in the clinical complexities of psychotherapy with religious patients (for example, Bradford 1984; Lovinger 1984; Spero 1985a; Stern 1985) has drawn attention to the need for perspectives on religious personality development that account for healthy and adaptational aspects as well as psychopathological aspects of particular forms and levels of religious beliefs, enabling more creative, enriching psychotherapy.
(11) We recognize the important role of municipal governments in setting a vision for sustainable cities, from the initiation of city planning through to revitalization of older cities and neighborhoods, including by adopting energy efficiency programmes in building management and developing sustainable locally-appropriate transport systems.
(12) Initially funded by the Department of Labor in 1967 as part of the War on Poverty, the program was revitalized during the Great Recession.
(13) Fabrizio Goria of Linkiesta was there, and reports: Fabrizio Goria (@FGoria) Monti: Greek efforts are remarkable, we want Greece stay in Eurozone #euco October 19, 2012 Fabrizio Goria (@FGoria) Monti: "Impatience" with EU sometimes seen as "a bit oppressive" is also growing in Italy, but less than in other member states #euco October 19, 2012 Fabrizio Goria (@FGoria) Monti: the EU summit confirmed all banks subject to EU supervision October 19, 2012 Fabrizio Goria (@FGoria) Monti: the Nobel Peace prize to EU is an extraordinary occasion to revitalize the European idea October 19, 2012 Fab also reports that Monti was looking "so tired".
(14) The changes in the pattern of vascularization and the revitalization of the avascular fragment were investigated by microangiography.
(15) The plan goes against the current movement and effort to revitalize public health clinics, where more 50% of services rendered are maternal-child health related.
(16) After the devascularization caused by filling the diaphyseal medulla with acrylic cement, the apparently necrotic cortex was revitalized without osteoclasia.
(17) A tooth with an open apex should be evaluated bimonthly for revitalization.
(18) The Chinese people discovered ginseng and used it as a revitalizing agent since time immemorial.
(19) The revitalization activities have been successful.
(20) Not only are Indian people asking for self-government, but they are attempting to revitalize their traditional culture and maintain a unique alternative to the beliefs, values, and customs of the larger society.