Part of speech:
A period of decline
Material that has rotted.
(Biol.) Deterioration or loss of a function or structure in the course of evolution, as in the vestigial eyes of many cave animals
Of or relating to orbital motion in the direction opposite that of the predominant motion in an orbital system.
A gradual deterioration to an inferior state:
Marked by or providing unrestrained gratification; self-indulgent.
Tending to deteriorate
Decay; putridity; rottenness
(Linguistics) In certain languages, the inflection of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives with respect to categories such as case, number, and gender.
A sloping or bending downward.
An improvement over what has been the case:
The definition of a building is a structure or the process of making a structure.
Something constructed; structure; building
The definition of an improvement is an increase in value, condition or quality.
A degenerate action
The process of breaking down organic material, such as dead plant or animal tissue, into smaller molecules that are available for use by the organisms of an ecosystem. Decomposition is carried on by bacteria, fungi, protists, worms, and certain other organisms.
(Nuclear Physics) Any change in a nucleus of an atom, whether spontaneous or induced, in which one or more particles, photons, etc. are emitted
The decomposition of organic matter by bacteria, fungi, and oxidation, resulting in the formation of foul-smelling products; a rotting
Rot means something decayed or decomposed.
An increasing or becoming increased
The condition of being decayed
process of changing to an inferior state
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