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  • n. The state of being foul

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or condition of being foul.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or state of being foul or filthy; impurity; filthiness; defilement; pollution; corruption: as, the foulness of a cellar or of a well; the foulness of a musket: the foulness of a, ship's bottom.
  • n. Ugliness; deformity.
  • n. Unfairness; dishonesty; atrociousness; villainy; treachery; abusiveness; scurrility: as, the foulness of a blow or a scheme; the foulness of a slander or crime.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
  • n. (of weather) the badness of the weather
  • n. the attribute of having a strong offensive smell
  • n. disgusting wickedness and immorality

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