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Decaying

Pronunciation of Decaying
/dɪkˈe͡ɪɪŋ/, /dɪkˈe‍ɪɪŋ/, /d_ɪ_k_ˈeɪ_ɪ_ŋ/

Synonyms for Decaying:

Sense 1

ratty, rotten, down-at-heel, ramshackle, scruffy, tatty, seedy, crumbly, aging.

Sense 2

faded, mangy, tattered, dying, scrubby, sleazy, shabby, dingy, bedraggled.

Sense 3

decrepit, shoddy.

Sense 4

rundown.

Sense 5

threadbare.

Sense 11

broken-down.

decayed

weather-beaten.

degenerate

retrograde.

malodorous

ill-smelling.

rotting

overripe.

run-down

dilapidated.

worn

old.

Other synonyms and related words:

descent, rotten, deterioration, enfeeblement, scrubby, shoddy, bedraggled, sleazy, weather-beaten, ratty, dingy, broken-down, ill-smelling, degeneration, mangy, lessening, rundown, declension, overripe, debilitation, decline, decrepit, shabby, tattered, decadent, ramshackle, decay, dying, aging, seedy, threadbare, dilapidated, weakening, faded, down-at-heel, tatty, scruffy.

decadent (adjective)

overripe.

regressive (adjective)

decadent.

rotting (adjective)

spoiling, Crumbling, Disintegrating, Collapsing, decomposing, deteriorating.

scrubby (adjective)

down-at-heel.

Sense 2 (noun)

mangy, shoddy, dilapidated, bedraggled, faded, scrubby, shabby, down-at-heel, tattered, scruffy, sleazy, tatty, threadbare, rundown, dingy, broken-down, ratty, decrepit.

deterioration (noun)

degeneration, declension, lessening.

rotting (noun)

dying, rotten.

decreasing (verb)

lessening.

deteriorating (verb)

wilting, falling apart, sliding, going downhill, waning, lapsing, regressing, Slumping, reverting, tergiversating, mouldering, Dilapidating, declining, sinking, ebbing, retrogressing, slipping, relapsing, getting worse, atrophying, deteriorating, worsening, downgrading, Collapsing, withering, fading.

disintegrating (verb)

shattering, Dissecting, dissolving, rotting, Anatomizing, spoiling, Disintegrating, Fracturing, Degenerating, Crumbling, decomposing, breaking, mortifying, Putrefying, Rupturing, turning.

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