- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||material that is dirty, disgusting, or foul.
The bottom of the garbage can was covered with a layer of filth.
- similar words:
- garbage, grime, refuse, slime, slop, trash
The word filth
contains the following part:
that means the act or state of
More about this word part:
The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth
" from "warm" and "depth
" from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth
" from "bear" and "stealth
" from "steal").