Noun Definition


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

Related Noun(s):breakdown, decomposition, rot

Category: General

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

Related Noun(s):rot

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):corruption, degeneracy, depravation, depravity

Category: General