What is another word for filth?

Pronunciation: [fˈɪlθ] (IPA)

Filth, a word to describe something dirty, grimy and unpleasant, has many synonyms. Some similar words that can be used in place of filth include grime, dirt, mud, muck, pollution, squalor, dust, and smut. Other vocabulary options to describe dirtiness are contamination, corruption, degradation, impurity, putrefaction, and defilement. The word filth is often associated with a strong negative connotation, invoking feelings of disgust and repulsion. Its synonyms can be used in a variety of contexts, from describing a cluttered room, unsanitary conditions, or morally reprehensible activities or people. Regardless of the synonym chosen, filth is a word that conveys a sense of uncleanliness and decay.

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  • Equivalence

    • Noun, singular or mass
    • Interjection
  • Independent

    • Verb, 3rd person singular present
  • Other Related

    • Noun, singular or mass
    • Verb, 3rd person singular present

What are the hypernyms for Filth?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Filth?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for filth?

Filth, meaning dirt or grime, has a variety of antonyms that can be used to describe cleanliness and purity. Some antonyms for filth include cleanliness, hygiene, neatness, purity, sanitation, tidiness, and spotlessness. These words connote a state of being free from dirt, stains, or impurities. Although filth can be a subjective term, these antonyms emphasize the importance of maintaining a clean and hygienic environment for personal and public health. By using these antonyms, we can shift our focus from the negative aspects of dirt and grime to the positive benefits of cleanliness and sanitation.

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Usage examples for Filth

Their special part of the town-the Jews' Quarter-is a mass of filth, so disgusting, so ill-smelling, that one would think it must surely breed all sorts of contagious diseases; but here they live on in unwholesome dens, amid undrained, narrow streets and lanes, often in almost roofless tenements.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
"When the time does come," he said once to Cards, "and one is allowed to do things, I'll stop a lot of this filth."
Hugh Walpole
That was one of the secrets of her personality-the maintenance of their relations upon a plane above the filth and languor of the flesh, yet unsupported by the conventional props of tradition and honour.
William McFee

Famous quotes with Filth

  • Let me pose you a question. Can farm-raised salmon be organic when its feed has nothing to do with its natural diet, even if the feed itself is supposedly organic, and the fish themselves are packed tightly in pens, swimming in their own filth?
    Mark Bittman
  • If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy it but the blood of Jesus; and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus, how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be.
    William Throsby Bridges
  • As someone who worked hard for a Labour victory in the 90s, do I regret it? Not really. It was bound to happen. And it'll happen with the next government, and the one after it. Because all governments serve us. They serve the filth.
    Stephen Fry
  • The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy.
    Rutherford B. Hayes
  • Bad conduct soils the finest ornament more than filth.
    Titus Maccius Plautus

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