Sentence Examples


  • He continued through the streets and slowed when he reached a dilapidated, boarded-up church on a corner.
  • Dean was sure the old man and his dilapidated old Scout had done this a thousand times before.
  • The dilapidated, abandoned facility fiercely defended by the soldiers in Western uniforms was not worth their efforts when compared to the buildings in much better shape down the road.
  • In the near distance, beyond the other dilapidated buildings on the abandoned street, came the sound of small arms laser fire.
  • Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.

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