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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Filth  \Filth\,  n.  [OE.  filthe,  ful[eth]e,  AS  f?l[eth],  fr 
  f[=u]l  foul;  akin  to  OHG.  f[=u]lida.  See  {Foul},  and  cf 
  {File}.] 
  1.  Foul  matter;  anything  that  soils  or  defiles;  dirt; 
  nastiness. 
 
  2.  Anything  that  sullies  or  defiles  the  moral  character; 
  corruption;  pollution. 
 
  To  purify  the  soul  from  the  dross  and  filth  of 
  sensual  delights.  --Tillotson. 
 
  {Filth  disease}  (Med.),  a  disease  supposed  to  be  due  to 
  pollution  of  the  soil  or  water. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  filth 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  covered  with  unclean  things  [syn:  {dirt}, 
  {grime},  {soil},  {stain},  {grease}] 
  2:  a  state  characterized  by  foul  or  disgusting  dirt  and  refuse 
  [syn:  {filthiness},  {foulness},  {nastiness}] 




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