Synonyms of putrefaction


1. putrefaction, rot, decay

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

2. decomposition, rot, rotting, putrefaction, decay

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

3. corruption, degeneracy, depravation, depravity, putrefaction, immorality

usage: moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles; "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"

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Definition and meaning of putrefaction (Dictionary)