synonyms
  • definitions

filthiness

[ fil-thee ]SEE DEFINITION OF filthiness
  • nounobscenity
  • noundirty state

Synonyms for filthiness

  • bawdiness
  • coarseness
  • dirtiness
  • foulness
  • indecency
  • lewdness
  • profaneness
  • profanity
  • salaciousness
  • smuttiness
  • vulgarity
  • vulgarness
MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for filthiness

  • decency
  • modesty
MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FILTHINESS

When shall I rest, and be cleansed from the filthiness which is gone forth out of me?

For century after century the idea prevailed that filthiness was akin to holiness.

But all love, of whatsoever sort, say they, is a filthiness of the flesh.

I see dirt in mine own tears, and filthiness in the bottom of my prayers.

What is to be got rid of is not this or that defect or vice, but 'all filthiness of flesh and spirit.'

And for his practice, he was now drunken in all manner of uncleanness and filthiness.

These rooms could have vied with any in London for supremacy of filthiness.

The fellow was correct about the clothes and the filthiness of the English moocher.

So have we to be warned against "all filthiness of the flesh and spirit."

This is not decisive; it is her ugliness, filthiness, and laziness that are made most of.

WORD ORIGIN

late 12c., fulthe, "corrupt, sinful," from filth + -y (2). Meaning "physically unclean" is from late 14c. Meaning "morally dirty, obscene" is from 1530s.

Related: Filthiness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FILTHINESS

bawdiness

nounobscenity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
  • PREVIOUS
  • NEXT