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Word Example of - disrepair

    Example Sentences for disrepair

    The air was chill now and the girls obeyed without hesitation for their own clothes were in a bad state of disrepair.

    The shops, the streets, the inhabitants, all looked in disrepair.

    There are slight remains of the castle, which fell into disrepair after the union of the crowns of England and Scotland.

    Afterwards the work was stopped and the house had fallen into disrepair.

    Unhappily the church was allowed, during the later part of the eighteenth century, to fall into a terrible state of disrepair.

    The fence enclosing the yard had fallen into disrepair, and had many gaps in it.

    The fence that divided the Raiskys' park from the woods had long since fallen into disrepair.

    It has been in my family for a great many years and it is rather in disrepair now.

    And then I've had to do up the Palace, left by my predecessor in a perfectly shocking state of disrepair!

    The neglect of years, passed in peace, has left it in disrepair.

Word Origin & History of - disrepair

    Word Origin & History

    disrepair 1798, from dis- + repair (n.).