Synonyms for putrefaction

Synonyms for (noun) putrefaction

Synonyms: putrefaction, degeneracy, depravation, depravity, corruption

Definition: moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles

Usage: the luxury and corruption among the upper classes; moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration; its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity; Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction

Similar words: immorality

Definition: the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct

Usage: the immorality of basing the defense of the West on the threat of mutual assured destruction

Synonyms: decomposition, putrefaction, rot, rotting

Definition: (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action

Similar words: decay

Definition: the process of gradually becoming inferior

Synonyms: putrefaction, rot

Definition: a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor

Similar words: decay

Definition: an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying

Usage: the corpse was in an advanced state of decay; the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair

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