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Definition of Rotten

Rotten

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

Rotten Quotations

Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
Hannah Arendt

Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Albert Camus

All existing things are really one. We regard those that are beautiful and rare as valuable, and those that are ugly as foul and rotten The foul and rotten may come to be transformed into what is rare and valuable, and the rare and valuable into what is foul and rotten.
Zhuangzi

Political discourse has become so rotten that it's no longer possible to tell the stench of one presidential candidate from the stink of another.
P. J. O'Rourke

You hear things about certain people. When you hear someone was mean to a limo driver or a wardrobe lady, or someone was rotten to a fan, somewhere in your brain it gets stuck.
Joan Rivers
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Rotten Translations

rotten in Dutch is rot, bedorven, verrot
rotten in French is putride, pourri
rotten in German is verfault, faulig, verfault
rotten in Hungarian is rohadt, rothadt
rotten in Italian is mostruoso, putrido
rotten in Latin is puter, cariosus
rotten in Spanish is abominable, pocho, podrido, putrido
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