Part of speech: noun

Anything that soils or defiles; defilement; nastiness; dirt.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Robert Hichens.