What is another word for malodorous?

336 synonyms found


[ mˈalə͡ʊdəɹəs], [ mˈalə‍ʊdəɹəs], [ m_ˈa_l_əʊ_d_ə_ɹ_ə_s]

Malodorous is a term used to describe something that has an unpleasant smell. There are many synonyms for malodorous, including fetid, putrid, rank, rancid, noxious, and foul. Each word has its own nuances and can be used in different situations. Fetid is often used to describe a pungent and nauseating odor, while putrid refers to a smell of decaying matter. Rank is often used to describe an overpowering smell, and rancid is used to describe a smell of spoiled food. Noxious is a term used to describe a harmful and poisonous smell, while foul is often used to describe an unpleasant smell that lingers in the air.

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What are the hypernyms for Malodorous?

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

What are the opposite words for malodorous?

Malodorous is an adjective used to describe unpleasant smells. Its antonyms are words that describe pleasant or neutral smells. Fragrant is an antonym, meaning having a pleasing or sweet smell. Aromatic is another antonym, and it means a pleasing smell often resulting from spices or herbs. Perfumed is an antonym, that describes something smelling pleasant from the use of perfume or other scents. Sweet-smelling is also an antonym, used to describe the smell of something that is pleasant or appealing, like flowers, baked goods, or fresh laundry. Fresh is a neutral smell, but it is an antonym to malodorous, and it means recently made or harvested and therefore clean and undamaged.

What are the antonyms for Malodorous?

Usage examples for Malodorous

There was a real terror in the malodorous vapours which exhaled from him.
"The Soul of the War"
Philip Gibbs
With the perfect command of that portion of his being turned towards the public on which every man like him prides himself, and with no shadow of expression on his countenance beyond that of a perfect equanimity, he was instantly on his way to her, shouldering a path in the gentlest manner through the malodorous air.
"Weighed and Wanting"
George MacDonald
For it was his common practice to go to bed with the birds and rise with the sun; and more often than not he lodged in the inn of the silver moon, with moss for a couch, leafy boughs for a canopy and the stars for night-lights-accommodations infinitely more agreeable than those afforded by the grubby and malodorous auberge of the wayside average.
"Alias The Lone Wolf"
Louis Joseph Vance

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