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derelict 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈderəˌlikt/,
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In a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect,
  1. In a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect
    • - the cities were derelict and dying
  2. (of a person) Shamefully negligent in not having done what one should have done
    • - he was derelict in his duty to his country
Noun
  1. A person without a home, job, or property
    • - derelicts who could fit all their possessions in a paper bag
  2. A piece of property, esp. a ship, abandoned by the owner and in poor condition


  1. a person without a home, job, or property
  2. creaky: worn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack"
  3. abandoned ship: a ship abandoned on the high seas
  4. abandoned: forsaken by owner or inhabitants ; "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse"
  5. failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"
  6. bedraggled: in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack"
  7. (dereliction) delinquency: a tendency to be negligent and uncaring; "he inherited his delinquency from his father"; "his derelictions were not really intended as crimes"; "his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities"
  8. (dereliction) willful negligence
  9. In maritime law, flotsam, jetsam, lagan and derelict describe specific kinds of wreck. Historically the words had specific nautical meanings, with legal consequences.
  10. The Derelict is a short story by William Hope Hodgson, first published in 1912.
  11. This article provides a list of episodes of the television series Lost in Space.
  12. (The Derelicts) The Derelicts were a London-based "Trotskyist R&B band" active from 1974-1976, well known on the London pub rock/squat rock circuit, consisting of Barbara Gogan, Richard Williams, Susan Gogan, and John Studholme, amongst others. ...
  13. (DERELICTION) The neglect of or failure in meeting personal responsibilities.
  14. (DERELICTION) The gradual receding of water, leaving more land than was there previously.
  15. (Dereliction) Land that is created by the recession of water. It belongs to the adjacent landowners. Also called reliction.
  16. (dereliction) leaving to fall in ruins
  17. A ship, abandoned by her crew, but still afloat.
  18. A vessel that has been abandoned by the crew but has not sunk.
  19. Land - Land so damaged by industrial or other development that it is incapable of beneficial use without treatment.
  20. Goods or any other commodity, specifically a vessel abandoned at sea
  21. abandoned buildings and wasteland.