Synonyms for filthiness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : fil-thee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfɪl θi

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Définition of filthiness

Origin :
  • 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
Example sentences :
  • 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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