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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrupt, taintedadjective

    touched by rot or decay

    "tainted bacon"; "`corrupt' is archaic"

Wiktionary

  1. taintedadjective

    corrupted or filled with imperfections.

    Hey, get that away from me! It was bought with tainted money.

ChatGPT

  1. tainted

    Tainted refers to something that is contaminated, polluted, corrupted, or spoiled in some way, making it impure or unfit for use. This could apply to various things including food, water, air, reputation, data, or evidence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tainted

    of Taint

Wikidata

  1. Tainted

    Tainted is a 1988 U.S. motion picture written and directed by Orestes Matacena and starring Shari Shattuck. The movie is a low-budget suspense drama about Cathy a young school teacher married to the owner of a crematorium. The movie is centered on Cathy's attempt to cover-up the murder of an intruder who attempted to rape her. The cover up of the rape is due to the man that raped her being her ex-husband in the movie.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tainted in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tainted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of tainted in a Sentence

  1. Mike Leath:

    Only the people with a lotta money could afford to buy the pills, so the people without so much money, they couldn't afford to buy the pills. So rather than just walk away from the drug, they switched to heroin. Heroin had gotten better. Heroin had gotten cheaper. Heroin had gotten easier to acquire here in Texas. Andthen the heroin started gettin' tainted with a drug called fentanyl. Not only have we seen an uptick in heroin use, we've seen a marked uptick in deaths due to the tainted heroin.

  2. Rod Rosenstein:

    DOJ investigations must not be tainted by individuals imposing their own political prejudices.

  3. James McGregor:

    Because of the lives they have led – of tainted food, dumplings with cardboard in them, honey that isn't honey, liquor that isn't liquor – they distrust everything.

  4. Louis Pasteur:

    Do not let yourself be tainted with a barren skepticism.

  5. Tom Kloza:

    It's a world market, we have to compete more for the non-tainted Russian oil that's available.

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