devastation, harm, desolation, decay, demolition, seediness, destruction, damage, deterioration, ruin, dilapidation, sabotage, the ravages of something, havoc.
M. Giraud had grown stout in body, too; and his dress was slovenly and in disrepair.
In particular, the disrepair
of the old dining- room, where the magistrates now held Session, had become a public scandal.
The town is exclusively Albanian; the Roman Catholic church has fallen into disrepair,
and is now used as a shed for timber.