In their natural state, however, they frequently eat either fish or animals almost in a state of putridity.
When they have done their work, sweet flowers may grow out of this putridity.
Rottenness, putridity is excellent for land, but bad for Boroughs.
Come out, come out and leave them alone in their putridity—in their rottenness.
You cannot avoid the rank products while the putridity remains.
It was carefully washed in water, and still remained free from putridity.
But the dirt of a prison speaks sadness to the heart, and appears to be already in a state of putridity and infection.
He dwelt among those Greek and Roman authors who excelled in exploiting the basest emotions and made poems out of putridity.
So there are two states—a life plunged in putridity, or a heart touched with the Divine nature.
There was a general odor of decaying fruit and fish, a smell of staleness and putridity.
early 15c., from Latin putridus, from putrere "to rot," from putris "rotten, crumbling," related to putere "to stink," from PIE root *pu- "to rot, stink" (see pus). First in reference to putrid fever, an old name for typhus (also known in Middle English as putrida). Related: Putrification.
putrid pu·trid (pyōō'trĭd)
Decomposed; foul-smelling; rotten.
Proceeding from, relating to, or exhibiting putrefaction.