With 22 percent unemployment, and loaded with debt and deteriorating real estate prices, who is going to save it?
A recent report from Sky News quoted an unnamed Libyan hospital source suggesting his condition may be deteriorating.
On March 19, 2014, for example, a patient with a deteriorating heart condition requested to see a doctor.
She also tracks his deteriorating health through the harrowing videos of the captives regularly released by the Nusra Front.
But the ammonia leak in November, and now the radiation leak and deteriorating tubes, might lead some to conclude otherwise.
The neighborhood was deteriorating, or evolving, as you happened to look at it.
But it must be said that at this time the factory was deteriorating.
The language has been moving since the first day of its formation; can it be said to be deteriorating?
She told herself that her three friends were deteriorating in their middle age.
His fire was almost out, deteriorating into a mere smudge curling up from dying embers.
1640s (as a past participle adjective, 1570s), from Late Latin deterioratus, past participle of deteriorare "get worse, make worse," from Latin deterior "worse, lower, inferior, meaner," contrastive of *deter "bad, lower," from PIE *de-tero-, from demonstrative stem *de- (see de). Originally transitive in English; intransitive sense is from 1758. Related: Deteriorated; deteriorating.
deteriorate de·te·ri·o·rate (dĭ-tēr'ē-ə-rāt')
v. de·te·ri·o·rat·ed, de·te·ri·o·rat·ing, de·te·ri·o·rates
To grow worse in function or condition.
To weaken or disintegrate.