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Suffering from decay
“There were about ten of them, varying in age and height, but all with the same dark eyes and dirty faces, rotten teeth and tearful, pleading voices.”
Morally, socially, or politically corrupt
“Claudius, in a setting of mid-Victorian Gothic, was marked as the villain and focus of all that was rotten in Denmark.”
Very bad
“If I harp on how rotten the production is, it's because I have few qualms with the music, outside of the first track, which is just aimless.”
Not giving pleasure to the mind or senses
“It was a rotten thing to do.”
Miserably unwell
“She's feeling rotten from the anaesthetic but otherwise she is fine.”
Extremely unpleasant
“He reeked and tears filled her eyes from a mix of his rotten smell and the pain his dirty fingernails were causing as they dug into her cheek.”
“The wooden floor was rotten in places.”
“He had the most disgusting rotten teeth.”
“You can keep your rotten job for all I care!”
Distressed and embarrassed
“I feel rotten for having spilt the beans like that.”
To an extreme degree; very much
“She's also spoiled rotten because she's Mother's favorite, even though she's a year younger than I am.”
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