from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.
  • noun Ugliness; deformity.
  • noun Unfairness; dishonesty; atrociousness; villainy; treachery; abusiveness; scurrility: as, the foulness of a blow or a scheme; the foulness of a slander or crime.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or condition of being foul.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being foul

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

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


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