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

Definitions of feculent word

  • adjective feculent full of dregs or fecal matter; foul, turbid, or muddy. 1
  • noun feculent Of or containing dirt, sediment, or waste matter. 1
  • adjective feculent filthy, scummy, muddy, or foul 0
  • adjective feculent of the nature of or containing waste matter 0
  • adjective feculent containing, or having the nature of, feces; filthy; foul 0
  • adjective feculent Dirty with faeces or other impurities; turbid; foul, filthy, fetid. 0

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Origin of feculent

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 Feculent


feculent 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.
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Synonyms for feculent

adj feculent

  • muddy — abounding in or covered with mud.
  • disheveled — hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt: disheveled hair.
  • obscene — offensive to morality or decency; indecent; depraved: obscene language.
  • grubby — dirty; slovenly: children with grubby faces and sad eyes.
  • crummy — Something that is crummy is unpleasant, of very poor quality, or not good enough.

adjective feculent

Antonyms for feculent

adj feculent

  • moral — of, relating to, or concerned with the principles or rules of right conduct or the distinction between right and wrong; ethical: moral attitudes.
  • sterile — free from living germs or microorganisms; aseptic: sterile surgical instruments.
  • chaste — If you describe a person or their behaviour as chaste, you mean that they do not have sex with anyone, or they only have sex with their husband or wife.
  • clean — Something that is clean is free from dirt or unwanted marks.
  • neat — in a pleasingly orderly and clean condition: a neat room.

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