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Synonyms for rotten
ˈrɒt nrot·ten

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  1. icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinkyadjective

    very bad

    "a lousy play"; "it's a stinking world"

    noisome, icky, lousy, malodorous, filthy, smelly, crappy, fetid, ill-smelling, malodourous, ill-scented, foetid, foul, unpleasant-smelling, stinky, decayed, dirty, rotted, gooey, stinking, shitty, foul-smelling, funky

    fresh, sound, good

  2. decayed, rotten, rottedadjective

    damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless

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

    stinking, shitty, icky, rotted, decayed, crappy, lousy, stinky

    sound, fresh, good

  3. rottenadjective

    having decayed or disintegrated; usually implies foulness

    "dead and rotten in his grave"

    stinking, shitty, icky, stinky, decayed, rotted, crappy, lousy

    good, fresh, sound

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. spoiledadjective

    suffering from decay

    Submitted by rinat on May 31, 2023  

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. rottennoun

    putrid, corrupt, carious, putrefied, decayed, fetid, putrescent, foul

  2. rottennoun

    defective, unsound

  3. rottennoun

    treacherous, deceitful, untrustworthy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. rottenadjective

    decayed, putrid, putrescent, carious, corrupt, decomposed, putrefied, malodorous, fetid

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  1. Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu:

    The AK Party will clean up the its own rotten ones, with its own values. Nobody should doubt this. But it will not submit itself to a system with ill intentions.

  2. Jose Luis Soriano:

    I like the fact that they're open to debate, transparent and want to change this rotten system.

  3. Dick Francis:

    Emotion is a rotten base for politics.

  4. Son Chhay:

    Corruption runs too deeply, parliament has a duty to monitor the work of the government and when it's smelly and rotten like this, Cambodia faces hardship.

  5. Lesley Conger:

    Every act of dishonesty has at least two victims the one we think of as the victim, and the perpetrator as well. Each little dishonesty ... makes another little rotten spot somewhere in the perpetrator's psyche.

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