1. Foul matter; anything that soils or defiles; dirt; nastiness.
2. Anything that sullies or defiles the moral character; corruption; pollution.
To purify the soul from the dross and filth of sensual delights. --Tillotson.
Filth disease Med., a disease supposed to be due to pollution of the soil or water.
n 1: any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
[syn: crud, skank]
2: the state of being covered with unclean things [syn: dirt,
grime, soil, stain, grease, grunge]
3: a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
[syn: filthiness, foulness, nastiness]