filthinessnoun [ U ]uk /ˈfɪl.θi.nəs/ us /ˈfɪl.θi.nəs/
Examples from literature
- Filthiness is productive of disease and favorable to its development.
- For filthiness and grime are chiefly pleasing to those who have been stricken with ailments of the soul.
- Its dreariness, like the filthiness of the police cell, was a discovery for her.
- The interior of the kitchen, of which I had a good view through the door, was more revolting in its filthiness than the room in which we were seated.
- They are half clothed, half fed, and their filthiness is painful to behold.