Definition of gangrenous:
- disintegrated (part of speech: adjective)
- unhealthy (part of speech: adjective)
- "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
- "Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society", Joseph Bradford Cox.
No sooner had one speaker convinced his hearers that women would precipitate anarchy by their radicalism than the next proved equally conclusively that an era of dilettantism and millinery shop legislation would be the inevitable result of woman suffrage; no sooner were they filled with the horror of the degradation of politics by the class of women certain to participate in it, than another speaker assured them that politics was already so vile that any woman would be hopelessly contaminated who had anything to do with the gangrenous growth, and yet another showed that women wouldn't vote anyhow.- "An American Suffragette", Isaac N. Stevens.