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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decayed, rotten, rotted(adj)

    damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless

    "rotten floor boards"; "rotted beams"; "a decayed foundation"

    Synonyms:
    stinking, shitty, icky, rotten, rotted, crappy, lousy, stinky

    Antonyms:
    sound

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. decayed

    Synonyms:
    rotten, corrupt, unsound, decomposed, declined, faded, sunk, unprosperous, impoverished, wasted away

    Antonyms:
    sound, wholesome, healthful, fresh, prosperous, flourishing, wealthy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. decayed(a)

    Synonyms:
    rotten, corrupt, putrefied, carious, putrescent, decomposed

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  1. List of paraphrases for "decayed":

    decomposed, degraded, deprecated, decadent, down-blended

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#31592shitty
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How to use decayed in a sentence?

  1. James Buchanan:

    Public virtue is the vital spirit of republics, and history proves that when this has decayed and the love of money has usurped its place, although the forms of free government may remain for a season, the substance has departed forever.

  2. Nicolaus Seefeld:

    Unfortunately, it was not possible to examine the strontium isotope ratio of the remaining individuals, because the teeth were too decayed and the result would have been distorted.

  3. Wilkinson Eyre:

    The chimneys are the most powerful part of the icon, take them away, and you don't have an icon. The coal fumes has decayed the concrete, so they have to come down. But we're going to painstakingly reconstruct them.

  4. Jordan Poole:

    We went to great lengths to have it slightly decayed-looking. We don't want it to be pristine.

  5. John Stuart Mill:

    War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

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