run-down

[ ruhn-doun ]
/ ˈrʌnˈdaʊn /

adjective

fatigued; weary; exhausted.
in a state of poor health: He was in a run-down condition from months of overwork.
in neglected condition; fallen into disrepair: a run-down house.
(of a spring-operated device) not running because it is unwound.

Origin of run-down

First recorded in 1675–85; adj. use of verb phrase run down

SYNONYMS FOR run-down

3 seedy, tacky, shabby, deteriorated.
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