Synonyms for filthiness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : fil-thee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈfɪl θi|
Top 10 synonyms for filthiness Other synonyms for the word filthiness
Définition of filthinessOrigin :
- late 12c., fulthe, "corrupt, sinful," from filth + -y (2). Meaning "physically unclean" is from late 14c. Meaning "morally dirty, obscene" is from 1530s.
- In early use often hardly more emphatic than the mod. dirty; it is now a violent expression of disgust, seldom employed in polite colloquial speech. [OED]
- Related: Filthiness.
- noun obscenity
- noun dirty state
- When shall I rest, and be cleansed from the filthiness which is gone forth out of me?
- Extract from : « Jesus the Christ » by James Edward Talmage
- For century after century the idea prevailed that filthiness was akin to holiness.
- Extract from : « The Necessity of Atheism » by Dr. D.M. Brooks
- But all love, of whatsoever sort, say they, is a filthiness of the flesh.
- Extract from : « In Convent Walls » by Emily Sarah Holt
- I see dirt in mine own tears, and filthiness in the bottom of my prayers.
- Extract from : « Bunyan Characters - Third Series » by Alexander Whyte
- What is to be got rid of is not this or that defect or vice, but 'all filthiness of flesh and spirit.'
- Extract from : « Expositions of Holy Scripture » by Alexander Maclaren
- And for his practice, he was now drunken in all manner of uncleanness and filthiness.
- Extract from : « Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) » by John Howie
- These rooms could have vied with any in London for supremacy of filthiness.
- Extract from : « The Whirlpool » by George Gissing
- The fellow was correct about the clothes and the filthiness of the English moocher.
- Extract from : « Tramping with Tramps » by Josiah Flynt
- So have we to be warned against "all filthiness of the flesh and spirit."
- Extract from : « Notes on the Book of Leviticus » by C. H. Mackintosh
- This is not decisive; it is her ugliness, filthiness, and laziness that are made most of.
- Extract from : « The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (Volume I of 5) » by Various
Antonyms for filthiness
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