foulness

[foul-nis]
noun
1.
the state or quality of being foul: The foulness of the accusation incensed us all.
2.
something that is foul; foul matter; filth.

Origin:
before 1150; Middle English; Old English fūlnes. See foul, -ness

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foulness (ˈfaʊlnɪs)
 
n
1.  the state or quality of being foul
2.  obscenity; vulgarity
3.  viciousness or inhumanity
4.  foul matter; filth

Foulness (faʊlˈnɛs)
 
n
a flat marshy island in SE England, in Essex north of the Thames estuary

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Example sentences
The foulness revealed by the tapes retains its shock value.
Tour tongue quickly becomes coated and you can taste the foulness that is within you.
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