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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fil-thee]
    • /ˈfɪl θi/
    • /ˈfɪl.θi.nəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fil-thee]
    • /ˈfɪl θi/

Definitions of filthiness word

  • adjective filthiness foul with, characterized by, or having the nature of filth; disgustingly or completely dirty. 1
  • adjective filthiness vile; vulgar; obscene: filthy language. 1
  • adjective filthiness contemptibly offensive, vile, or objectionable: to treat one's friends in a filthy manner. 1
  • adjective filthiness (of money) abundantly supplied (often followed by with): They're filthy with money. 1
  • verb with object filthiness to make filthy; foul. 1
  • idioms filthiness filthy rich, outrageously wealthy; very rich. 1

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Origin of filthiness

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at filth, -y1

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Parts of speech for Filthiness


filthiness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

filthiness usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for filthiness

noun filthiness

  • dirtiness — soiled with dirt; foul; unclean: dirty laundry.
  • coarseness — composed of relatively large parts or particles: The beach had rough, coarse sand.
  • indecency — the quality or condition of being indecent.
  • profane — characterized by irreverence or contempt for God or sacred principles or things; irreligious.
  • profanity — the quality of being profane; irreverence.

Antonyms for filthiness

noun filthiness

  • decency — Decency is the quality of following accepted moral standards.
  • modesty — the quality of being modest; freedom from vanity, boastfulness, etc.
  • cleanliness — Cleanliness is the degree to which people keep themselves and their surroundings clean.
  • sterility — free from living germs or microorganisms; aseptic: sterile surgical instruments.
  • 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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