Definition of Deteriorating

1. Adjective. getting worse ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of deteriorate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deteriorating

1. deteriorate [v] - See also: deteriorate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deteriorating

deterge
deterged
detergence
detergencies
detergency
detergent
detergent builder
detergents
deterger
detergers
deterges
deterging
deteriorate
deteriorated
deteriorates
deteriorating (current term)
deterioratingly
deterioration
deteriorationism
deteriorationist
deteriorationists
deteriorations
deteriorative
deteriority
determent
determents
determin'd
determinabilities
determinability
determinable

Literary usage of Deteriorating

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... management and have a clear individualized plan of what to do in the event of deteriorating asthma. 91-1532. ..."

2. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Counterfeiting Cash and deteriorating Silver. ' FEW mandarins are popular, and have the confidence and esteem of the people over whom they rule. ..."

3. A Financial, Monetary, and Statistical History of England, from the by Thomas Doubleday (1847)
"deteriorating CONDITION OF THE WORKING CLASS SCHEMES AGAINST THE POOR-LAWS, MATURED BY THE POLITICAL ECONOMISTS. — THE SYSTEM OF MALTHUS FIRST PUBLISHED. ..."

4. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson (1918)
"Other deteriorating Influences.—Wood cross-ties, mine props and wharf timbers suffer considerable from mechanical wear. It is estimated that a tenth of the ..."

5. Open Wounds: Human Rights Abuses in Kosovo by Human rights watch-Helsinki, Helsinki, Julie Mertus, 0863 Helsinki, Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1993)
"... lack of incubators, no access to surgical equipment and a scarcity of sterile supplies.9 THE deteriorating QUALITY OF HEALTH IN KOSOVO Care in Hospitals ..."

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