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putrid

pu·trid

putrid

 
 
pronunciation:
pyu trihd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, concerning, or exhibiting rot or decomposition.
The putrid meat gave off a nauseating smell.
synonyms:
addled, decaying, decomposing, rotten
similar words:
bad, moldy, mortified, purulent, rancid, saprogenic, sour, spoiled
definition 2: having a strong unpleasant odor, as of decaying matter.
They breathed the foul air of the putrid swamp.
synonyms:
fetid, rancid, rank, rotten, sour
similar words:
foul, moldy, musty, noisome, sickening, spoiled
definition 3: exceptionally bad or offensive.
I think these gory movies are simply putrid.
synonyms:
offensive, revolting
similar words:
awful, bad, disgusting, fulsome, horrible, loathsome, objectionable, rank, repellent, repulsive, rotten, sickening, terrible
derivations: putridly (adv.), putridity (n.), putridness (n.)