Definition of Deterioration:

  1. The process of becoming progressively worse.

  2. Downgrading of the effectiveness or physical characteristics (color, consistency, odor, etc.) of a substance due to faulty packaging or abnormal storage conditions.

Synonyms of Deterioration

About-face, Accommodation, Adaptation, Adjustment, Aggravation, Alteration, Amelioration, Amplification, Annoyance, Apostasy, Atrophy, Augmentation, Betterment, Break, Change, Change of heart, Changeableness, Comedown, Constructive change, Contentiousness, Continuity, Conversion, Crumbling, Debasement, Decadence, Decadency, Decay, Decaying, Declension, Declination, Decline, Decomposition, Deepening, Defection, Deformation, Degeneracy, Degenerateness, Degeneration, Degenerative change, Degradation, Deliberate aggravation, Demotion, Depravation, Depravedness, Depreciation, Derogation, Descent, Devaluation, Deviation, Devolution, Difference, Discontinuity, Disintegration, Dislocation, Disruption, Dissolution, Divergence, Diversification, Diversion, Diversity, Downfall, Downgrade, Downtrend, Downturn, Downward mobility, Downward trend, Drop, Dry rot, Dying, Ebb, Ebbing, Effeteness, Embittering, Embitterment, Enhancement, Enlargement, Exacerbation, Exasperation, Fading, Failing, Failure, Failure of nerve, Fall, Falling-off, Fitting, Flip-flop, Gradual change, Heightening, Impairment, Improvement, Increase, Intensification, Involution, Irritation, Lapse, Lessening, Loss of tone, Magnification, Melioration, Mitigation, Modification, Modulation, Overthrow, Provocation, Qualification, Radical change, Re-creation, Realignment, Redesign, Reform, Reformation, Regression, Remaking, Renewal, Reshaping, Restructuring, Retrocession, Retrogradation, Retrogression, Reversal, Revival, Revivification, Revolution, Rotting, Ruin, Sharpening, Shift, Slippage, Slump, Souring, Spoiling, Sudden change, Switch, Total change, Transition, Turn, Turnabout, Upheaval, Variation, Variety, Violent change, Wane, Waning, Worsening, Worsening, Decline, Decay, Collapse, Failure, Fall, Drop, Downturn, Slump, Slip, Slide, Stagnation, Waning, Ebb, Retrogression

How to use Deterioration in a sentence?

  1. Many products undergo a quick deterioration so you must know their shelf life and be able to act accordingly to it.
  2. A deterioration in the condition of the patient.
  3. Many products undergo a quick deterioration so you must know their shelf life and be able to act accordingly to it.
  4. Some products have a quick rate of deterioration and you will need to try and move them as fast as you can.

Meaning of Deterioration & Deterioration Definition