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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

My grandmother spoiled my father rotten, and he grew up expecting women to do whatever he wanted. When he married my beautiful mother, Elsa, he expected her to give up her career as a champion ballroom dancer and become a good wife and mother, which she dutifully did.
Joan Collins

This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us. This makes us secret and rotten.
D. H. Lawrence

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

I'm often accused of saying some pretty rotten things about my mother-in-law. But quite honestly, she's only got one major fault - it's called breathing.
Les Dawson
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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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