Filth vs Filthiness - What's the difference?

filth | filthiness |


As nouns the difference between filth and filthiness

is that filth is dirt; foul matter; that which soils or defiles while filthiness is the property of being filthy.

filth

English

Noun

(-)
  • dirt; foul matter; that which soils or defiles
  • smut; that which sullies or defiles the moral character; corruption; pollution
  • * Tillotson
  • to purify the soul from the dross and filth of sensual delights
  • (British, pejorative, slang) the police
  • weeds growing on pasture land
  • Grampa remembers when he had to cut filth with a scythe.

    Derived terms

    * filthy

    filthiness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • the property of being filthy
  • Synonyms

    * dirtiness