Synonyms for foulness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : foul-nis
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfaʊl nɪs

Top 10 synonyms for foulness Other synonyms for the word foulness

Définition of foulness

Origin :
  • Old English fulness "foulness, filthy smell;" see foul (adj.) + -ness.
  • noun obscenity
  • noun dirty state
Example sentences :
  • But not even that cloak could they cast upon their foulness.
  • Extract from : « Captain Blood » by Rafael Sabatini
  • It has shut out from me all the foulness of that past; and yet I am unworthy.
  • Extract from : « The Strolling Saint » by Raphael Sabatini
  • And doing it just as a hog wallows in foulness—for the love of it.
  • Extract from : « The Lion's Skin » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Tell them of the foulness, of the cruelty, of the senselessness of it all.
  • Extract from : « All Roads Lead to Calvary » by Jerome K. Jerome
  • "Yet they say this has to be done;" and he bowed under the weight of the foulness of this girl.
  • Extract from : « En Route » by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • He does not know that I am aware of all his foulness and villainy.
  • Extract from : « Princess Zara » by Ross Beeckman
  • It was from within, apparently, that the foulness and horror had come.
  • Extract from : « The Picture of Dorian Gray » by Oscar Wilde
  • Gangrene was in all the wards, the filth and foulness of the atmosphere were fearful.
  • Extract from : « Woman's Work in the Civil War » by Linus Pierpont Brockett
  • Her interest in the disease overcame her disgust at the foulness of the revelation.
  • Extract from : « Democracy An American Novel » by Henry Adams
  • The foulness of the air and filth which this entailed may be too easily imagined.
  • Extract from : « Tracks of a Rolling Stone » by Henry J. Coke

Antonyms for foulness

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