HyperDic: nastiness

English > 3 senses of the word nastiness:
NOUNstatenastiness, filth, filthiness, foulnessa state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
attributenastiness, cattiness, bitchiness, spite, spitefulnessmalevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
attributenastinessthe quality of being unpleasant
nastiness > pronunciation
Soundsnae'stiynahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > nastiness: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse.
Synonymsfilth, filthiness, foulness
BroaderunsanitarinessA state that is not conducive to health
Spanishinmundicia, porquería, suciedad
Adjectivesnastydisgustingly dirty
English > nastiness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningmalevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty.
Synonymscattiness, bitchiness, spite, spitefulness
Broadermalevolence, malevolency, maliceThe quality of threatening evil
Spanishputería, rencor, resentimiento
Catalanputeria, rancor, ressentiment
Adjectivesnastyoffensive or even (of persons) malicious
nastycharacterized by obscenity
English > nastiness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being unpleasant.
Example"I flinched at the nastiness of his wound"
Attributesnasty, awfulOffensive or even (of persons) malicious
Narrowerbeastlinessunpleasant nastiness
BroaderunpleasantnessThe quality of giving displeasure
OppositenicenessThe quality of nice
Spanishindecencia
Adjectivesnastyoffensive or even (of persons) malicious

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