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 for decrepit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Decrepit \De*crep"it\, a. [L. decrepitus, perhaps orig., noised
     out, noiseless, applied to old people, who creep about
     quietly; de- + crepare to make a noise, rattle: cf. F.
     d['e]cr['e]pit. See Crepitate.]
     Broken down with age; wasted and enfeebled by the infirmities
     of old age; feeble; worn out. "Beggary or decrepit age."
     [1913 Webster]
           Already decrepit with premature old age. --Motley.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: Sometimes incorrectly written decrepid.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: worn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a
             decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction
             tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood";
             "a woebegone old shack" [syn: creaky, decrepit,
             derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone]
      2: lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble
         old woman"; "her body looked sapless" [syn: decrepit,
         debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "decrepit":
     aged, ancient, anile, antiquated, battered, beat-up, beaten up,
     bedraggled, broken-down, cast-off, childish, childlike, crabbed,
     creaking, creaky, crippled, crumbling, damaged, debilitated,
     decayed, decaying, derelict, deteriorated, dilapidated, disabled,
     disintegrating, doddered, doddering, doddery, doited, doting,
     down-at-heel, elderly, enervated, enfeebled, feeble, flimsy,
     fossilized, fragile, frail, gaga, gerontal, gerontic, haggard,
     impaired, in ruins, incapacitated, infirm, injured, insubstantial,
     marred, mossbacked, moth-eaten, mummylike, old, out of shape,
     palsied, papery-skinned, poor, poorish, quavering, ragged,
     ramshackle, ravaged with age, rickety, rotten, rotten at, ruined,
     ruinous, run to seed, run-down, rusty, seedy, senescent, senile,
     shabby, shaking, shaky, shriveled, slipshod, sloppy, slummy,
     spoiled, stricken in years, superannuated, tacky, threadbare,
     timeworn, tired, tottering, tottery, tumbledown, unfirm, unfit,
     unkempt, unsolid, unsound, unstable, unsturdy, unsubstantial, used,
     wasted, weak, weakened, weakly, withered, wizened, worn,
     worn out

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