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Definition of Rotten

  • Having rotted; putrid; decayed; as, a rotten apple; rotten meat.
  • Offensive to the smell; fetid; disgusting.
  • Not firm or trusty; unsound; defective; treacherous; unsafe; as, a rotten plank, bone, stone.

How to use rotten in a sentence. Rotten pronunciation.

This is a rotten cotton show.
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Ferocity was in his heart, a vitriolic note was in his voice as he said to David, "If this be true- the army rotten, the officers disloyal, treachery under every tunic- bismillah, speak!
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The Alexandrian understood; he drew back and was silent, while Hilarion explained to the sick man that Paulus was guilty of grave sins, and that, until he had done full penance, he must remain excluded as a rotten sheep from the bishop's flock, as well as interdicted from waiting on a pious Christian.
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The scheming mother, who attempts to marry her beautiful daughter to a Prince rotten with diseases, is a stock figure on the stage and in novels.
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One cannot wish, after reading the book, that such prisoners were free, but one cannot help thinking that something is rotten in the state of their imprisonment.
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It was a mass of large, lustrous leaves, concealing a rotten trunk.
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And it is equally the duty of the citizen who has no knowledge of the subject to give a fair hearing to such statements, and, if he finds them correct after due investigation, to translate the information thus imparted into such laws as will in future supply an army composed of soldiers who can fight, instead of a herd of ignorant incompetents who die like rotten sheep within half an hour's ride by rail of their own homes.
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Master Brook-I suffered the pangs of three several deaths: first, an intolerable fright to be detected with a jealous rotten bell-wether; next, to be compass'd like a good bilbo in the circumference of a peck, hilt to point, heel to head; and then, to be stopp'd in, like a strong distillation, with stinking clothes that fretted in their own grease.
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You see, he didn't earn anything while he was ill, and the slut he lives with has been giving him a rotten time.
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Reputation won't pass for the current coin of this here realm; and let me tell you, that if it a'n't backed by some of it, it a'n't a bit better than rotten cabbage, as I have found.
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In one of those flights of fancy, not characteristic of her but tiresomely frequent this afternoon, she envisaged herself battered with rotten eggs upon a platform, from which Ralph vainly begged her to descend.
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The weight of the two who had first leaped must have cracked a portion of the edge of the crevasse-a part rotten from long exposure to the sun, rain and frost.
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Arthur, I don't believe your soul is rotten.
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To trust the fortunes of our loved ones to any treaty with a rotten soul would indeed be to launch them upon a stormy sea in a rotten boat.
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We've never had anything but rotten luck here.
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She invited them the next day to join her on a drive through Rotten Row.
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Such rotten music-and what a loathsome mess!" Mrs. Belloc's eyes flashed.
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Vegetation rank and rotten Feels the cheering ray; Not uncared for, unforgotten, We, too, have our day.
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There were 163 eggs, not counting 5 rotten ones, lying outside; nearly all had 2 eggs in the nest; 3 had 4; 5 had 3; 4 had 1.
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We brought away only the 5 rotten eggs.
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Examples of Rotten

Example #1
But, no, I guess it's no good.
Example #2
But a strong man here at the head, with a sword in his hand, peace in his heart, who'd be just and poor-how can you make officials honest when you take all you can get yourself-!
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The test of the new relationship had come.
Example #4
In the eyes of the Inglesi was a different thing.
Example #5
We know from Petrus," the speaker went on, "that your son, father, has been sent across the sea, and as you still need waiting on, Agapitus sends you by me his blessing and this strengthening wine; this youth too will stay by you, and provide you with all necessaries until Hermas comes home.
Example #6
So soon as they reached Stephanus' cave, both turned their backs on Paulus with conspicuously marked intention; nay the acolyte signed his brow with the cross, as if he thought it necessary to protect himself against evil influences.