rottenly
adverb see rotten I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rottenly — Rotten Rot ten, a. [Icel. rotinn; akin to Sw. rutten, Dan. radden. See {Rot}.] Having rotted; putrid; decayed; as, a rotten apple; rotten meat. Hence: (a) Offensive to the smell; fetid; disgusting. [1913 Webster] You common cry of curs! whose… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rottenly — See rotten. * * * …   Universalium

  • rottenly — adverb In a rotten manner …   Wiktionary

  • rottenly — rÉ‘tnlɪ / rÉ’t adv. poorly, badly, awfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rottenly — rot·ten·ly …   English syllables

  • rottenly — adverb in a terrible manner she sings terribly • Syn: ↑terribly, ↑atrociously, ↑awfully, ↑abominably, ↑abysmally • Derived from adjective: ↑rotten, ↑awful …   Useful english dictionary

  • rotten — rottenly, adv. rottenness, n. /rot n/, adj., rottener, rottenest. 1. decomposing or decaying; putrid; tainted, foul, or bad smelling. 2. corrupt or morally offensive. 3. wretchedly bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactory; miserable: a rotten piece of… …   Universalium

  • abominably — adverb 1. in an offensive and hateful manner I don t know anyone who could have behaved so abominably • Syn: ↑detestably, ↑repulsively, ↑odiously • Derived from adjective: ↑odious (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • abysmally — adverb in a terrible manner she sings terribly • Syn: ↑terribly, ↑atrociously, ↑awfully, ↑abominably, ↑rottenly • Derived from adjective: ↑rotten ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • atrociously — adverb 1. in a terrible manner (Freq. 1) she sings terribly • Syn: ↑terribly, ↑awfully, ↑abominably, ↑abysmally, ↑rottenly • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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