Dilapidated vs Musty - What's the difference?

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Dilapidated is a related term of musty.


As adjectives the difference between dilapidated and musty

is that dilapidated is having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect while musty is having a stale odor.

As a verb dilapidated

is .

dilapidated

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect
  • Synonyms

    * beat * beat up * beaten up * bedraggled * broken-down * ramshackle * ruinous * rundown * tatterdemalion * tumbledown

    musty

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Having a stale odor.
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