Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by necrosis; exhibiting necrosis: dead, as applied to tissues.
- adj. pathology Of or pertaining to necrosis, particularly of tissue.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Med.) Affected with necrosis; ; characterized by, or producing, necrosis.
- adj. relating to or affected by necrosis
“I prefer the term necrotic pustular basket of cowards, cheats, thieves, swindlers, con-artists, fuckwits lying bastards, child abusers and war criminals.”
“Is that considered some kind of necrotic cannibalism?”
“Part of the brain's left side was "necrotic", meaning the tissue was already dead.”
“Severe brain injury usually produces an immediate "necrotic" death of nerve cells, but this damage is often followed by a secondary wave of injury that can last weeks, months, and even years, Burns says.”
“The No. 1 mistake today is using the wrong word - "necrotic," for example, instead of "neurotic" - faults attributed partly to the vagaries of spellcheck.”
“The Comedy is the story of a man poking at his necrotic self, trying to find the pink bits.”
“The most necrotic section of the board is the "Comics Journal" section itself, where people only post to bitch that their subscription copies are late.”
“Can Muslims even suffer individually, when the temptation is to assume our rigid, practically necrotic homogeneity?”
“It's when you have a boner for so long, it rots and falls off, like you rubbed it on a leper's sagging necrotic tits.”
“The blisters may become filled with a cheese-like necrotic tissue that may progress to ulcerations, full thickness tissue loss and even the loss of fingers.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘necrotic’.
Interesting gene names. Some of these may have changed recently (to something less offensive/funny).
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Words that catch my fancy. Make me wish I was clever enough to work them into conversation without upsetting people.
Objects that are black, shades of lack, or something with blackness within.
an immense, grandiloquent list that loads like a thousand years sentence in stone. new words are in the other lists.
Words taken from Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace.
just the next words that come along
New words that I've read in 2011
Words and phrases from Chris Wooding's book, The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray.
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