Etymology
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foulness (n.)

Old English fulness "foulness, filthy smell;" see foul (adj.) + -ness. Similar formation in Old Frisian fulnisse, Dutch vuilnis, German fäulniss.

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Definitions of foulness

foulness (n.)
disgusting wickedness and immorality;
he understood the foulness of sin
mouths which speak such foulness must be cleansed
his display of foulness deserved severe punishment
foulness (n.)
a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse;
Synonyms: filth / filthiness / nastiness
foulness (n.)
(of weather) the badness of the weather;
they were wearied with the foulness of the weather
Synonyms: raininess
foulness (n.)
the attribute of having a strong offensive smell;
Synonyms: malodorousness / stinkiness / rankness / fetidness
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