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Engelsk navneord: putrefaction

1. putrefaction (om tilstand) a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rot


Mindre specifikke termerdecay


Mere specifikke termercorruption, putrescence, putridness, rottenness

2. putrefaction (om proces) (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)decomposition, rot, rotting


Mindre specifikke termerdecay


Overordnet emneområdebiological science, biology

3. putrefaction (om egenskab) moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe luxury and corruption among the upper classes.
Moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration.
Its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity.
Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)corruption, degeneracy, depravation, depravity


Mindre specifikke termerimmorality









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