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Definition 1: process of changing to an inferior state - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for deterioration in the sense of this definition

(deterioration is a kind of ...) change toward something smaller or lower

(... is a kind of deterioration ) a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality

"the team went into a slump" "a gradual slack in output" "a drop-off in attendance" "a falloff in quality"

Definition 2: a symptom of reduced quality or strength - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for deterioration in the sense of this definition

(deterioration is a kind of ...) an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying

"the corpse was in an advanced state of decay" "the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair"

(... is a kind of deterioration ) a state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action

(... is a kind of deterioration ) the state of being decayed or destroyed

(... is a kind of deterioration ) a state of deterioration due to old age or long use

(... is a kind of deterioration ) impairment resulting from long use

"the tires showed uneven wear"

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