Definition of Nastiness

1. Noun. A state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse.

Exact synonyms: Filth, Filthiness, Foulness
Generic synonyms: Unsanitariness
Derivative terms: Filthy, Filthy, Foul, Nasty



2. Noun. Malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty.
Exact synonyms: Bitchiness, Cattiness, Spite, Spitefulness
Generic synonyms: Malevolence, Malevolency, Malice
Derivative terms: Bitchy, Catty, Nasty, Nasty, Spite, Spiteful

3. Noun. The quality of being unpleasant. "I flinched at the nastiness of his wound"
Generic synonyms: Unpleasantness
Specialized synonyms: Beastliness
Attributes: Awful, Nasty
Derivative terms: Nasty
Antonyms: Niceness

Definition of Nastiness

1. n. The quality or state of being nasty; extreme filthness; dirtiness; also, indecency; obscenity.

Definition of Nastiness

1. Noun. a lack of cleanliness ¹

2. Noun. (American English) , dirt or filth ¹

3. Noun. indecency or corruption ¹

4. Noun. an unpleasant or disagreeable action, taste or smell ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nastiness

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Literary usage of Nastiness

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1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"Elevated with this conceit, they can hold filth and nastiness to be an ornament, can reconcile their nose to the most intolerable smells, and finally think ..."

2. Journal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, During the Years 1810 and by Louis Simond (1815)
"&c. or spreading in full view a snuff-taking handkerchief, with an innocence of nastiness quite inconceivable ..."

3. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1906)
"... being forced, when active service comes, to discard them all and fall back on the sink in its original unmitigated nastiness and dead- liness. Fig. 1. ..."

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