Dilapidated vs Ragged - What's the difference?

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Dilapidated is a related term of ragged.


As verbs the difference between dilapidated and ragged

is that dilapidated is while ragged is (rag).

As adjectives the difference between dilapidated and ragged

is that dilapidated is having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect while ragged is rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken.

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

    ragged

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (rag)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Rent or worn into tatters, or till the texture is broken.
  • a ragged coat
    a ragged sail
  • Broken with rough edges; having jags; uneven; rough; jagged.
  • ragged rocks
  • Hence, harsh and disagreeable to the ear; dissonant.
  • * (rfdate) .
  • A ragged noise of mirth.
  • Wearing tattered clothes.
  • a ragged fellow
  • Rough; shaggy; rugged.
  • * (rfdate), .
  • What shepherd owns those ragged sheep?
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=May 19 , author=Paul fletcher , title=Blackpool 1-2 West Ham , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Allardyce's side had led at the break through a Carlton Cole strike but after Thomas Ince - son of former Hammers midfielder Paul - levelled shortly after the restart, the match became increasingly stretched and ragged .}}

    Derived terms

    * ragged lady * raggedly * raggedness * ragged robin * ragged sailor * ragged school

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