Describing something that has, or is in process, of decaying.

The decayed remains of the pilots shirt showed where the plane had been shot down.

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  • Decayed — De*cayed , a. Fallen, as to physical or social condition; affected with decay; rotten; as, decayed vegetation or vegetables; a decayed fortune or gentleman. {De*cay ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decayed — index old, sordid, stale, unsound (not strong) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • decayed — [adj] rotten, falling apart addled, bad, carious, carrion, corroded, decomposed, effete, gangrenous, moldered, overripe, perished, putrefied, putrescent, putrid, rank, riddled, rotted, ruined, spoiled, wasted, withered; concept 485 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • decayed — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look ▪ become ADVERB ▪ badly ▪ Some of her teeth were very badly decayed. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Decayed — Decay De*cay , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Decayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decaying}.] [OF. decaeir, dechaer, decheoir, F. d[ e]choir, to decline, fall, become less; L. de + cadere to fall. See {Chance}.] To pass gradually from a sound, prosperous, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decayed — adjective damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless rotten floor boards rotted beams a decayed foundation • Syn: ↑rotten, ↑rotted • Similar to: ↑unsound …   Useful english dictionary

  • decayed — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. decomposed, putrid, putrefied; see rotten 1 , 2 , spoiled …   English dictionary for students

  • decayed — de cayed || eɪd adj. deteriorated by decay; rotten de·cay || dɪ keɪ n. rot, putrefaction, decomposition v. rot, decompose; deteriorate, waste away …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Trail of Life Decayed — Infobox Album | Name = A Trail of Life Decayed Type = EP Longtype = (Demo) Artist = Dark Tranquillity Caption = Cover artwork by Niklas Sundin Released = 1991, 1992 (EP version) Recorded = Studio Soundscape, Gothenburg Genre = Melodic death metal …   Wikipedia

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