What does the word filth mean?

Usage examples for filth

  1. This is a mistake; their hair is as fine and as curly as that of an European, but its natural beauty is destroyed by filth and neglect. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  2. He realises that his only hope is in disease - disease bred of the darkness, the dampness, the starvation, and the horrible filth. – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  3. She never touched musical filth, which she recognized as swiftly as dirt on a body or corruption in a soul. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens