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derelict
Definition:
Anything thrown away, relinquished, or abandoned by the owner; a tract of land left dry by the sea, and fit for cultivation or use. Derelicts, goods found at sea which have been abandoned by the owner.

Synonyms:

adjective
abandoned
forsaken, lorn.
careless, negligent
remiss, untrustworthy, regardless, undependable, Disregardful, unreliable, slack, lax, irresponsible, behindhand, delinquent.
deserted, forsaken
discarded, uncouth, abandoned, castoff, relinquished, dilapidated, seedy, solitary, lorn, run-down, dingy, neglected, ownerless, desolate, shabby, threadbare, ruined, faded.
desolate
homeless.
lorn
given up, cast away, sidelined, side-tracked, pigeon-holed, on the rocks, passed up, cast aside, left in the cold.
neglectful
forgetful, reckless, remiss, inadvertent, inconsiderate, inattentive, hit-and-miss, negligent, neglectful, unmindful, shoddy, perfunctory, thoughtless, slipshod, senile, unheedful, slapdash, clumsy, Disregardful, haphazard, bumbling, slovenly, careless, sloppy.
ramshackle
unfirm.
slack
easy going, not busy, easy-going, asleep on the job, slow-moving.
adverb
off-guard
napping.
adverb
off-guard
unready, off guard, not on the job, asleep at the switch, unwatchful, flat-footed, unalert, flatfooted.
noun
abandonment
desertion.
derelict
forsaken, abandoned ship, neglectful, remiss, delinquent, negligent.
deserter
no-show, escapers, hookey player, backsliders, shirker, backslider, escapee, Escaper.
destitute or down-and-out person
drifter, outcast, tramp, renegade, dawdler, vagabond, stumblebum, stiff, vagrant, castaway, beggar, floater, skidrow bum, hobo, bum, ne'er-do-well, grifter.
failure
might-have-been, lumpy, insolvents, washout, loser, born loser, good-for-nothing, underachievers, underachiever, nonperformer, has-been, no good, incompetents, has-beens, bankrupts, born losers.
fugitive
Bolter, bolters, walkout, dodgers, fly-by-nights, walkouts, evacuees, hunted person, evacuee, dodger, emigre.
pariah
outsider, undesirables, pariah.
person
derelict.
poor person
down-and-outer.
street person
bag person, street person, shopping bag lady, shopping-bag person, down-and-outs, shopping-bag lady.
wanderer
drifter.
verb
abandoned
neglected.
Examples of usage:
  1. Whether this poor derelict will be permitted by his deluded or unscrupulous attorneys to end his days in peace at the Hospital, time alone will tell. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  2. The English aristocrats had frightened her at first, and she was for flying from the derelict house with her family and seeking shelter elsewhere; but he who appeared to be the chief had quickly reassured her. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  3. She's just as likely to float as that derelict we ran into. – The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander by Frank R. Stockton
  4. Sauntering dreamily, she moved away from the ancient derelict. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various

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