Synonyms for (adjective) broken-down

Synonyms: bedraggled, derelict, dilapidated, broken-down, ramshackle, tumble-down, tatterdemalion

Definition: in deplorable condition

Usage: a street of bedraggled tenements; a broken-down fence; a ramshackle old pier; a tumble-down shack

Similar words: damaged

Definition: harmed or injured or spoiled

Usage: I won't buy damaged goods; the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings


Synonyms: broken-down

Definition: not in working order

Usage: had to push the broken-down car; a broken-down tractor fit only for children to play on

Similar words: unserviceable

Definition: not ready for service

Usage: unserviceable equipment may be replaced