Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun foulness

4 senses of foulness

Sense 1
foulness -- (disgusting wickedness and immorality; "he understood the foulness of sin"; "his display of foulness deserved severe punishment"; "mouths which speak such foulness must be cleansed")
       => iniquity, wickedness, darkness, dark -- (absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness")

Sense 2
filth, filthiness, foulness, nastiness -- (a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse)
       => unsanitariness -- (a state that is not conducive to health)

Sense 3
foulness, raininess -- ((of weather) the badness of the weather; "they were wearied with the foulness of the weather")
       => badness, severity, severeness -- (used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather)

Sense 4
malodorousness, stinkiness, foulness, rankness, fetidness -- (the attribute of having a strong offensive smell)
       => olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent -- (any property detected by the olfactory system)

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