Adjective "Festering" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Festering


    Definition:

    1. to form pus; generate purulent matter; suppurate.

    2. to cause ulceration, as a foreign body in the flesh.

    3. to putrefy or rot.

    4. to rankle, as a feeling of resentment. verb (used with object)

    5. to cause to rankle: Malice festered his spirit. noun

    6. an ulcer; a rankling sore.

    7. a small, purulent, superficial sore.

    Origin:
    fester

    Examples:

    "disputes can be festering."

    "sores can be festering."

    "rows can be festering."

    "wounds can be festering."

    "squabbles can be festering."

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