Synonyms and related words:
ablation, abrasion, atomization, attrition, beating, breakup, brecciation, coming apart, comminution, corrosion, cracking, crushing, decadent, decay, declining, decomposition, decrepit, degenerate, degradation, deteriorating, detrition, dilapidated, dilapidation, disintegrating, disintegration, disjunction, disorganization, dissolution, draining, drooping, dusty, dwindling, ebbing, effete, erosion, fading, failing, falling, flagging, fragmentation, fragmenting, fusty, going to pieces, gone to seed, granulation, granulization, grating, grinding, incoherence, infirm, languishing, levigation, marcescent, mashing, mildewed, moldering, moldy, moss-grown, moth-eaten, musty, pining, poor, poorish, pounding, powdering, ravages of time, regressive, resolution, retrograde, retrogressive, rotten, rotten at, ruined, ruinous, rusty, shredding, shriveling, sinking, sliding, slipping, slumping, smashing, stale, subsiding, tabetic, time-scarred, timeworn, trituration, unfirm, unsolid, unsound, unstable, unsturdy, unsubstantial, waning, wasting, wear, wear and tear, wilting, withering, worn, worsening

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