uncleanness


uncleanness
n.
1.
Foulness, defilement, impurity, dirtiness, filthiness, nastiness, pollution, abomination.
2.
(Jewish Law.) Impurity, pollution.
3.
Moral impurity, defilement by sin, sinfulness, unholiness, pollution.

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  • uncleanness — index defilement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Uncleanness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Uncleanness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 uncleanness uncleanness &c.???adj. Sgm: N 1 impurity impurity Sgm: N 1 immundity immundity immundicity Sgm: N 1 impurity impurity &c.???of mind ???>961 …   English dictionary for students

  • uncleanness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Dirtiness Nouns 1. uncleanness, impurity; filth, defilement, contamination, soilure; abomination; taint; malodorousness; decay, putrescence, putrefaction; corruption, mold, must, mildew, dry rot;… …   English dictionary for students

  • Uncleanness — Unclean Un*clean , a. [AS. uncl?ne. See {Unnot}, and {Clean}.] 1. Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy. [1913 Webster] 2. Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing. [1913 Webster] He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uncleanness — noun see unclean …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • uncleanness — See unclean. * * * …   Universalium

  • uncleanness — noun /ʌnˈklinːəs/ˌ /ʌŋ / a) The state of being unclean b) The result or product of being unclean. Syn: uncleanliness …   Wiktionary

  • uncleanness — sb. RG. 434 …   Oldest English Words

  • uncleanness — n. condition of being unclean; untidiness, dirtiness; impurity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uncleanness — un·clean·ness …   English syllables