Definition of rotting :
1. of Rot
2. To undergo a process common to organic substances by which they lose the cohesion of their parts and pass through certain chemical changes, giving off usually in some stages of the process more or less offensive odors; to become decomposed by a natural process; to putrefy; to decay.
degeneracy, hogwash, decomposition, bunkum, disintegration, wasting away, mouldering, corruption, bunk, vector decomposition, rotten, decay, depravation, buncombe, decomposition reaction, putrefaction, moldering, rot, guff, depravity
disintegrating (part of speech: verb)
- They reached the semi- shelter of a rotting summer- house where he put down the chest. - "Ralestone Luck", Andre Norton.
- Sometimes a thicket bars the way of the boat, trees never touched by human hand are rotting here heaped mountain- high thousands of years before. - "The Golden Age in Transylvania", MÃ³r JÃ³kai.
- He took a long walk and threw it away into the river in South Chicago where the two abandoned coal barges lay rotting under the bridge, the bridge he had crossed when on the summer evenings he walked to the street car with the girl who was virginal and pure, who was far off and unattainable, like a star and yet not like a star. - "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.