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decayed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of decayed

  1. 1 having lost forcefulness, courage, or spirit a candidate who vehemently rejects the idea that liberalism is a decayed political philosophy Synonyms decadent, effete, degenerate, overripe, washed-upRelated Words effeminate, overrefined, precious; decaying, declining, dying, failing, waning; debilitated, enervate, enervated, enfeebled, feeble, frail, languid, sapped, soft, wasted, weak, weakened, wimpy; dissolute, immoral; debased, debauched, degraded, demoralized, depraved, dissipated, dissoluteAntonyms undecadent

  2. 2 having undergone organic breakdown we routinely throw all decayed or unwanted organic matter into our compost heap Synonyms addled, bad, corrupted, rotten, decomposed, putrefied, putrid, spoiledRelated Words curdled, fermented, off, rancid, rank, sour, soured, sourish, turned; contaminated, defiled, fouled, impure, polluted, tainted; corroded, crumbled, degenerated, deteriorated, disintegrated; decaying, decomposing, disintegrating, mildewy, moldering, moldy, putrefying, putrescent, rotting; gangrenousNear Antonyms fresh, good, sweet; preserved, pristine, uncontaminated, undefiled, unpolluted, unspoiled, untainted, untouchedAntonyms undecomposed



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