Definition of rottenness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈrɒtnnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɑːtnnəs//
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  1. 1(informal) the fact of being very bad or dishonest the rottenness at the core of the organization
  2. 2the condition of being decayed and not fit to eat or use the staining and rottenness of the wood