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noun as in corruption

noun as in dirt

noun as in uncleanness

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Example Sentences

It’s rather that the United States, sited on stolen lands and built by enslaved workers, was founded on rotten principles.

This raft can be chunks of wet rotten wood, fresh cut live wood or anything in between.

Trust your eyes and, more importantly, your nose, to avoid rotten fruit.

In winter, you’ll have to make sure you don’t eat a rotten one.

Part of that may be rotten luck, but clock management contributed to that record.

But each and every one of them has personal experience of the rottenness of the system.

Intrigue and Love even aims full at the rottenness and corruption of the actual time.

The rottenness of the ground gave chances, and made it hazardous.

Here, with graphic realism, and yet with perfect delicacy, its terrible rottenness is indicated.

The weight of this rottenness lay heaviest of all on the labouring poor, who stood undermost in the social scale.

Of course, you want to be nice and mellow with the trade, but always remember that mellowness carried too far becomes rottenness.


On this page you'll find 421 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rottenness, such as: contagion, corruption, disease, epidemic, infection, and poisoning.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.