Synonyms of decayed


1. disintegrate, decay, decompose, change integrity

usage: lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"

2. decay, crumble, dilapidate, change

usage: fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"

3. decay, change

usage: undergo decay or decomposition; "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated"


1. decayed, rotten, rotted, unsound (vs. sound)

usage: damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless; "rotten floor boards"; "rotted beams"; "a decayed foundation"

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