Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of degenerate character or quality; reduced to an inferior condition: as, deteriorated bioplasm.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of deteriorate.
“Logan had to check up on the chap, of course, in order to let him have it, which meant examining the hand writing — which had apparently deteriorated from the days when in New England Jonathan Edwards wrote fairly illegibly.”
“The site gradually deteriorated from a discussion board to?”
“People whose financial situation has deteriorated, which is almost half the country voted overwhelmingly for Barack Obama.”
“One set "was almost completely deteriorated, which is indicative of a small, small child," Garcia said.”
“Investors are struggling to find a silver lining to the prevailing outlook for the currency bloc's economy: industrial production is shrinking at the fastest rate since 1993; trading terms deteriorated - 78\% in the year to October, the sixth consecutive double-digit drop in the annualized figure, with economists forecasting that 2008 will mark the first year in seven that the Euro Zone will see a net trade deficit; unemployment is at the highest in nearly two years.”
“Activity declined "in a wide range of manufacturing industries," the Fed said, while housing "continued to worsen," commercial real estate "deteriorated" in most regions, and even tourism slowed or declined.”
“Lehman describes these assets as "deteriorated" and said the cash paid to the funds for the assets was used to redeem investors and for new investments.”
“Noting that the inflation outlook had "deteriorated," Fed officials at the June meeting were becoming "more concerned" about upside risks and a potential impact on long-term inflation expectations, the minutes said.”
“On the call, Mr. Schwartz said that while Bear Stearns's cash on hand had "deteriorated," the funding from the Fed, routed through J.P. Morgan, would allow the firm to resume doing "business as usual.”
“He was also a compromise candidate, someone that the Democrats and Republicans rallied behind from the very beginning until this all kind of deteriorated over the last week or so.”
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