Synonyms for filth

Grammar : Noun
Spell : filth
Phonetic Transcription : fɪlθ

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Définition of filth

Origin :
  • Old English fylð "uncleanness, impurity," from Proto-Germanic *fulitho (cf. Old Saxon fulitha "foulness, filth," Dutch vuilte, Old High German fulida), noun derivative of *fulo- "foul" (see foul (adj.)). A classic case of i-mutation.
  • noun dirt, pollution
Example sentences :
  • Rags and tidiness, filth and cleanliness, lay almost touching.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The posters, maculated with filth, garnished like tapestry the sweep of the curbstone.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • They no more wanted to be touched by iron than by filth, or foul disease.
  • Extract from : « Welsh Fairy Tales » by William Elliott Griffis
  • When nobody else can find any filth left, he manages to discover some.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • She had to wallow in filth instead of having flowers all about her.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • On a third floor line was a baby's diaper, still implanted with filth.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • The square panes of glass forming the roof, are black with filth.
  • Extract from : « Therese Raquin » by Emile Zola
  • The woodwork down below was rotting, and covered with filth.
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
  • It evidently should not be there—its squalidness and filth are all that strike you.
  • Extract from : « The Macdermots of Ballycloran » by Anthony Trollope
  • As the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things, unto this day.
  • Extract from : « Things as They Are » by Amy Wilson-Carmichael

Antonyms for filth

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