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Definitions for putrid
ˈpyu trɪdpu·trid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. putridadjective

    of or relating to or attended by putrefaction

    "putrid decomposition"

  2. putridadjective

    in an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor

    "horrible like raw and putrid flesh"- Somerset Maugham

  3. putridadjective

    morally corrupt or evil

    "the putrid atmosphere of the court"

Wiktionary

  1. putridadjective

    Rotting, rotten, being in a state of putrefaction.

    Etymology: From putridus, from putreo, from puter.

  2. putridadjective

    of, relating to, or characteristic of putrefaction, especially having a bad smell, like that of rotting flesh.

    Etymology: From putridus, from putreo, from puter.

  3. putridadjective

    Vile, disgusting.

    Etymology: From putridus, from putreo, from puter.

  4. putridadjective

    morally corrupt

    Etymology: From putridus, from putreo, from puter.

  5. putridadjective

    totally objectionable

    Etymology: From putridus, from putreo, from puter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Putridadjective

    tending to decomposition or decay; decomposed; rotten; -- said of animal or vegetable matter; as, putrid flesh. See Putrefaction

    Etymology: [L. putridus, fr. putrere to be rotten, fr. puter, or putris, rotten, fr. putere to stink, to be rotten: cf. F. putride. See Pus, Foul, a.]

  2. Putridadjective

    indicating or proceeding from a decayed state of animal or vegetable matter; as, a putrid smell

    Etymology: [L. putridus, fr. putrere to be rotten, fr. puter, or putris, rotten, fr. putere to stink, to be rotten: cf. F. putride. See Pus, Foul, a.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of putrid in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of putrid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of putrid in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Trollope:

    I do not think myself to be a worm, and a grub, grass of the field fit only to be burned, a clod, a morsel of putrid atoms that should be thrown to the dungheap, ready for the nethermost pit. Nor if I did should I therefore expect to sit with Angels and Archangels.

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