- simple past tense and past participle of
- Having fallen into a state of disrepair or deterioration, especially through neglect.
- 1834, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Francesca Carrara, volume 1, page 6:
- It was a strange scene, the contrasts which met in that large but dilapidated chamber. It had been the banqueting-hall in the ancient palace of the La Franchi, but the revelry and the splendour had long since passed away.
having fallen into a state of disrepair