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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fek-yuh-luh nt]
    • /ˈfɛk yə lənt/
    • /ˈfe.kjʊ.ləns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fek-yuh-luh nt]
    • /ˈfɛk yə lənt/

Definitions of feculence word

  • adjective feculence full of dregs or fecal matter; foul, turbid, or muddy. 1
  • noun feculence The state of being feculent. 1
  • noun feculence the state or quality of being feculent 0
  • noun feculence dregs; sediment 0
  • abbreviation FECULENCE filth 0

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Origin of feculence

First appearance:

before 1425
One of the 25% oldest English words
1425-75; late Middle English < Latin faeculentus full of dregs. See feces, -ulent

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Parts of speech for Feculence


feculence popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

feculence usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for feculence

noun feculence

  • soil — the act or fact of soiling.
  • muck — moist farmyard dung, decaying vegetable matter, etc.; manure.
  • mud — wet, soft earth or earthy matter, as on the ground after rain, at the bottom of a pond, or along the banks of a river; mire.
  • stain — a discoloration produced by foreign matter having penetrated into or chemically reacted with a material; a spot not easily removed.
  • ground — the act of grinding.

Antonyms for feculence

noun feculence

  • cleanliness — Cleanliness is the degree to which people keep themselves and their surroundings clean.
  • pureness — free from anything of a different, inferior, or contaminating kind; free from extraneous matter: pure gold; pure water.
  • sterility — free from living germs or microorganisms; aseptic: sterile surgical instruments.
  • morality — conformity to the rules of right conduct; moral or virtuous conduct.
  • purity — the condition or quality of being pure; freedom from anything that debases, contaminates, pollutes, etc.: the purity of drinking water.

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