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filth

filth

 
 
pronunciation:
fIlth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which is unclean or foul.
synonyms:
dirt, muck
similar words:
excrement, feces, garbage, grime, mire, refuse, slime, slop, sludge, soil, trash
definition 2: an unclean or foul state or condition.
synonyms:
dirtiness, filthiness, squalor, uncleanness
similar words:
contamination, dirt, pollution
definition 3: something that is thought to be immoral or obscene, such as a movie, book, painting, or utterance.
synonyms:
dirt, indecency, obscenity, pornography, smut
similar words:
bawdy, garbage, vulgarity
Word Parts
The word filth contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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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").