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deterioration


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deterioration  \De*te`ri*o*ra"tion\,  n.  [LL.  deterioratio:  cf  F. 
  d['e]t['e]rioration.] 
  The  process  of  growing  worse,  or  the  state  of  having  grown 
  worse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deterioration 
  n  1:  a  symptom  of  reduced  quality  or  strength  [syn:  {impairment}] 
  2:  process  of  changing  to  an  inferior  state  [syn:  {decline  in 
  quality},  {worsening}] 




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