1. rotting

noun. ['ˈrɑːtɪŋ'] (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action.


  • putrefaction
  • decomposition
  • rot


  • soundness
  • increment
  • increase
  • morality

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Rhymes with Rotting

  • squatting
  • spotting
  • slotting
  • plotting
  • clotting
  • blotting
  • allotting
  • yachting
  • dotting
  • botting

Sentences with rotting

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
In low light, this plant is susceptible to rotting.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Check them often and throw away any rotting rose blooms.

Quotes about rotting

1. From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them, and that is eternity.
- Edvard Munch

2. If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
- Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

3. There are souls, he thought, whose umbilicus has never been cut. They never got weaned from the universe. They do not understand death as an enemy; they look forward to rotting and turning into humus.
- Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed