Left Definition 1 of 3Right
LampPro Tip 1/3
Use 'derelict' to describe places that are completely left alone and not taken care of. SlideThe derelict factory has become a graffiti artist's canvas.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Negative ConnotationPlay
'Derelict' often implies danger or dismay over something once functional now in disrepair. SlideYou should avoid walking near that derelict bridge; it could collapse any time.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Visual DecayPlay
When 'derelict' is used, it often triggers a mental image of decay and rust. SlidePhotographers explored the derelict mansion, capturing its crumbling beauty.