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rottenness

[ rot-n ]SEE DEFINITION OF rottenness

Synonyms for rottenness

  • abuse
  • corruption
  • deterioration
  • infection
  • adulteration
  • blight
  • decomposition
  • defilement
  • desecration
  • dirtying
  • foulness
  • impairment
  • impurity
  • misuse
  • profanation
  • soiling
  • spoliation
  • taint
  • uncleanness
  • vitiation
  • besmearing
  • besmirching
  • fouling
  • greenhouse effect
  • polluting
  • tainting
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Antonyms for rottenness

  • sterility
  • cleanliness
  • purification
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROTTENNESS

The earth is corrupt, science only serves to show its rottenness.

One thing he teaches, that there is rottenness where he appears.

What rottenness was within that gilded splendor by which she was surrounded!

What right have they to propagate the rottenness of their minds and bodies?

Only the rottenness in him hasn't broke out because of the weed.

And it's nauseating to think that you don't realize the rottenness of it.

It went down not so much because of the strength of the other side as because of its own rottenness.

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

Hugh remembered what he had said in talk with Harvey Rolfe about the rottenness of society.

But the worm is at the root: rottenness at the heart is doing its work.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from rotten + -ness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ROTTENNESS

contamination

nounadulteration

corruption

nounadulteration
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