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putrefaction

noun

1 putrefaction

A state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor.

synonym: rot.

Polish: rozłożenie się

2 putrefaction

biology The process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action.

synonyms: breakdown, decomposition, rot, rotting.

Polish: gnicie

3 putrefaction

Moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles:
— Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction.

synonyms: corruption, degeneracy, depravation, depravity.

Roget 653: uncleanness etc. adj.; impurity; immundity, immundicity; impurity etc. 961 [of mind]. defilement, contamination etc. v.; ... show more

Dutch: corruptie
Polish: rozkład, staczanie się, upadek, rozkład moralny, zepsucie, degrengolada


Moby thesaurus: caries, carrion, decay, decomposition, dry rot, foulness, gangrene, mortification, necrosis, putrescence, putridity, putridness, rancidity, rancidness, rankness, rot, rottenness, slough, sphacelation, sphacelus ... show more.

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