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- n. The quality of being fetid
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- n. The quality or state of being fetid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of smelling offensively; a fetid or stinking quality.
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- n. the attribute of having a strong offensive smell
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The inherent fetidness of the charter school model is without parallel in the history of American schooling.
A gust of fetidness informed him of the place in which he stood.
One there breathes the enormous fetidness of social catastrophes.
Read as an example of modern fetidness, in the last number of the Vie Parisienne, the article on Marion Delorme.
His instinct perceived the fetidness of poverty, but no longer ferreted out the deeper evils in pride and sensuality.
A palpable fetidness that oozed from every pore made the herdsman glad he had not eaten since morning, and then very little.
For sheer degree of fetidness, his untreated morning breath matched any odor rising from the surrounding bog.
Perhaps it would simply be better to let him get it over with and yet the moment she felt the fetidness of his breath against her skin, every muscle in her body clenched in desperate protest.
But, whether or not this work is taken up by the white men and women of the South, the fetidness of negro sensuality must be eradicated.
This fetidness of the opossum is not apparent to my sense.