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Definition of "rottenness" [rottenness]

  • The quality of being rotten. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "rottenness" in a sentence
  • "The clean, upstanding trees cry shame upon them and their withered crookedness, and their rottenness is a slimy desecration of the sweetness and purity of nature."
  • "The Mallard case certainly revealed long-term rottenness from top to bottom in the Western Australian force."
  • "We who were on board all knew perfectly well before we sailed how groundless and foolish these cries about her "rottenness" were; we knew, too, that there is scarcely a wooden ship afloat on which it is not necessary to use the pumps now and then."