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filth

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Noun
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3 in 3 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

filthn. [OE. filthe, ful&edh;e, AS. f, fr. fūl foul; akin to OHG. fūlida. See Foul, and cf. File.].
  •  Foul matter; anything that soils or defiles; dirt; nastiness.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Anything that sullies or defiles the moral character; corruption; pollution.  [1913 Webster]
    "To purify the soul from the dross and filth of sensual delights."  [1913 Webster]
Filth disease (Med.), a disease supposed to be due to pollution of the soil or water.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

filth, n.
1 repugnant or extreme dirt.
2 vileness, corruption, obscenity.
3 foul or obscene language.
4 (prec. by the) sl. the police.

Etymology
OE fylth (as FOUL, -TH(2))

THESAURUS

filth

Rabelaisianism, X-rated movie, abominableness, adulteration, atrociousness, awfulness, bad language, baseness, bawdiness, bawdry, beastliness, besmirchment, bestiality, billingsgate, blue language, blue movie, brutality, carrion, colorful language, contemptibleness, corruption, crud, cursing, cussing, dandruff, debasement, decay, defilement, degradation, despicableness, detestableness, direness, dirt, dirtiness, dirty language, dirty movie, dirty talk, disgustingness, dreadfulness, droppings, dung, dysphemism, effluent, egregiousness, erotic art, erotic literature, erotographomania, evil speaking, excrement, excreta, fescenninity, filthiness, filthy language, foul language, foul matter, foulness, fulsomeness, furfur, gangrene, garbage, grossness, guano, hatefulness, heinousness, horribleness, iconolagny, indecency, infamousness, leavings, lewdness, loathsomeness, lousiness, manure, mess, muck, mucus, nastiness, nefariousness, noisomeness, notoriousness, obnoxiousness, obscenity, odiousness, offal, offensiveness, ordure, outrageousness, perversion, pollution, pornographic art, pornographic literature, pornographomania, pornography, profane swearing, profanity, pus, putrefaction, putrescence, putrid matter, rankness, refuse, repulsiveness, ribaldry, rot, rottenness, rubbish, salaciousness, salacity, scandalousness, scatology, scurf, scurrility, scurviness, scuz, sewage, sewerage, sexploitation, shabbiness, shamefulness, shit, shoddiness, skin flick, slime, sludge, smut, smuttiness, snot, soft-core pornography, sordes, sordidness, squalidness, squalor, stag film, strong language, sullage, sullying, swearing, taint, terribleness, the pits, trash, uncleanness, unparliamentary language, unrepeatable expressions, vile language, vileness, vulgar language, vulgarity, worthlessness, wretchedness

ROGET THESAURUS

filth

Uncleanness

N uncleanness, impurity, immundity, immundicity, impurity, defilement, contamination, defoedation, soilure, soiliness, abomination, leaven, taint, tainture, fetor, decay, putrescence, putrefaction, corruption, mold, must, mildew, dry rot, mucor, rubigo, slovenry, slovenliness, squalor, dowdy, drab, slut, malkin, slattern, sloven, slammerkin, slammock, slummock, scrub, draggle-tail, mudlark, dust-man, sweep, beast, dirt, filth, soil, slop, dust, cobweb, flue, smoke, soot, smudge, smut, grit, grime, raff, sossle, sozzle, sordes, dregs, grounds, lees, argol, sediment, settlement heeltap, dross, drossiness, mother, precipitate, scoriae, ashes, cinders, recrement, slag, scum, froth, hogwash, ditchwater, dishwater, bilgewater, rinsings, cheeseparings, sweepings, offscourings, outscourings, off scum, caput mortuum, residuum, sprue, fecula, clinker, draff, scurf, scurfiness, exuviae, morphea, fur, furfur, dandruff, tartar, riffraff, vermin, louse, flea, bug, chinch, mud, mire, quagmire, alluvium, silt, sludge, slime, slush, slosh, sposh, spawn, offal, gurry, lientery, garbage, carrion, excreta, slough, peccant humor, pus, matter, suppuration, lienteria, faeces, feces, excrement, ordure, dung, crap, shit, sewage, sewerage, muck, coprolite, guano, manure, compost, dunghill, colluvies, mixen, midden, bog, laystall, sink, privy, jakes, toilet, john, head, cess, cesspool, sump, sough, cloaca, latrines, drain, sewer, common sewer, Cloacina, dust hole, sty, pigsty, lair, den, Augean stable, sink of corruption, slum, rookery, dirty, filthy, grimy, unclean, impure, soiled, not to be handled with kid gloves, dusty, snuffy, smutty, sooty, smoky, thick, turbid, dreggy, slimy, mussy, slovenly, untidy, messy, uncleanly, unkempt, sluttish, dowdy, draggle-tailed, uncombed, unscoured, unswept, unwiped, unwashed, unstrained, unpurified, squalid, lutose, slammocky, slummocky, sozzly, nasty, coarse, foul, offensive, abominable, beastly, reeky, reechy, fetid, decayed, moldy, musty, mildewed, rusty, moth-eaten, mucid, rancid, weak, bad, gone bad, etercoral, lentiginous, touched, fusty, effete, reasty, rotten, corrupt, tainted, high, flyblown, maggoty, putrid, putrefactive, putrescent, putrefied, saprogenic, saprogenous, purulent, carious, peccant, fecal, feculent, stercoraceous, excrementitious, scurfy, scurvy, impetiginous, gory, bloody, rotting, rotten as a pear, rotten as cheese, crapulous, gross, fimetarious, fimicolous, they that touch pitch will be defiled.


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