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- n. the property of being filthy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being filthy.
- n. That which is filthy, or makes filthy; foulness; nastiness; corruption; pollution; impurity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being filthy, polluted, or defiled.
- n. That which is filthy; filth; squalor; pollution; corruption.
- n. Synonyms See filth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. moral corruption or pollution
- n. a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
Observe, from the foregoing parts of this chapter, the laying aside of all filthiness is what a time of temptation and affliction calls for, and is necessary to the avoiding of error, and the right receiving and improving of the word of truth: for,
They all despise her (v. 8), for her filthiness is in her skirts; it appears upon her garments that she has rolled them in the mire of sin.
First, Methods and means of reformation had been tried in vain (v. 13): In thy filthiness is lewdness; thou hast become obstinate and impudent in it; thou hast got a habit of it, which is confirmed by frequent acts.
13 In thy filthiness is lewdness: because I have purged thee, and thou wast not purged, thou shalt not be purged from thy filthiness any more, till I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.
9 Her filthiness is in her skirts; she remembereth not her last end; therefore she came down wonderfully: she had no comforter.
Re 22: 15; Mt 7: 6; Tit 1: 15, 16): "dogs" in filthiness, unchastity, and snarling (De 23: 18; Ps 59: 6, 14, 15; 2Pe 2: 22): especially "enemies of the cross of Christ" (Php 3: 18; Ps 22: 16, 20).
Here they amused themselves for some time in walking about and observing the bustle and variety of the, to them, very novel scene; soon, however, fatigued with the mobbing, thrusting, and filthiness, which is characteristic of the place, the marchioness was for returning, remarking to her friend that she had as yet heard none of that singular broad humour for which these nymphs of the fish-market were so celebrated.
Some shall rise to the everlasting burnings of God; for God dwells in everlasting burnings and some shall rise to the damnation of their own filthiness, which is as exquisite a torment as the lake of fire and brimstone.
When shall I rest, and be cleansed from the filthiness which is gone forth out of me?
So that not only from the matter pertaining to severity of life were the doctrines burthensome, but also from their being spoken unto men who had been brought up in careless ease, and "filthiness," and "foolish talking," and laughter and revellings.