Origin of deterioration
Examples from the Web for deterioration
In the recent past, Germany has particularly been quiet in regard to the deterioration of civil society in Russia.
Today's middle class is suffering as a result of the deterioration of the U.S. currency and things are only going to get worse.Watch the Best Moments from Saturday’s Debate (Video)||December 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The deterioration in security comes at a particularly fraught time in the region.
LaPlante has witnessed firsthand the paradox of dementia and Alzheimer's, with alternating phases of deterioration and lucidity.
The deterioration of the Pakistan army is not a consequence of financial corruption.
This deterioration of race has for some time been recognised by Medical Officers of Health.The Sanitary Evolution of London|Henry Lorenzo Jephson
T, the first of the third series, has marked signs of deterioration.
This process of deterioration of the press is proceeding rapidly in England, with the advent of the halfpenny newspaper.Appearances|Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
He thought he had traced the deterioration to its source when he asked her if she had chucked the Poly.The Combined Maze|May Sinclair
The result is general enervation, deterioration both as economic and political agents.Influences of Geographic Environment|Ellen Churchill Semple
1650s, possibly a native formation, or else from French détérioration (15c.), noun of action from détériorer, from Late Latin deteriorare (see deteriorate).