Adjective "Gangrenous" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Gangrenous


    Definition:

    1. necrosis or death of soft tissue due to obstructed circulation, usually followed by decomposition and putrefaction.

    2. moral or spiritual corruption and decadence that pervades an individual or group: “This church body has been afflicted with a spiritual gangrene that is poisoning our relationship with the Lord,” the preacher expostulated.Synonyms: decay, rot; depravity, degeneracy. verb (used with or without object), gangrened, gangrening.

    3. to affect or become affected with ga

    Origin:
    gangrene

    Examples:

    "wounds can be gangrenous."

    "feet can be gangrenous."

    "toes can be gangrenous."

    "legs can be gangrenous."

    "glamours can be gangrenous."

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