foulness

Definitions of foulness
  1. noun
    a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
    synonyms: filth, filthiness, nastiness
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    type of:
    unsanitariness
    a state that is not conducive to health
  2. noun
    the attribute of having a strong offensive smell
    synonyms: fetidness, malodorousness, rankness, stinkiness
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    types:
    B.O., body odor, body odour
    malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathe
    type of:
    aroma, odor, odour, olfactory property, scent, smell
    any property detected by the olfactory system
  3. noun
    disgusting wickedness and immorality
    “he understood the foulness of sin”
    “his display of foulness deserved severe punishment”
    “mouths which speak such foulness must be cleansed”
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    type of:
    dark, darkness, iniquity, wickedness
    absence of moral or spiritual values
  4. noun
    (of weather) the badness of the weather
    “they were wearied with the foulness of the weather”
    synonyms: raininess
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    type of:
    badness, severeness, severity
    used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
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