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(Geol.) The lowering of land surfaces by erosion
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  1. (Geol.) The lowering of land surfaces by erosion
  2. A degrading or being degraded in rank, status, or condition
  3. (Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
Decay; rot.
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  1. Decay; rot.
  2. (Rare) A corrupting influence
  3. The act or fact of making, becoming, or being corrupt
A contaminating or being contaminated
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  1. A contaminating or being contaminated
  2. (Linguistics) A process whereby words with related meanings come to have similar sounds.
  3. The process of making a material or surface unclean or unsuited for its intended purpose, usually by the addition or attachment of undesirable foreign substances.
The lowering of the value of a currency by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
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  1. The lowering of the value of a currency by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
  2. The act of debasing or the state of being debased; a lowering, especially in character or quality.
An island off the east coast of Essex where the Thames estuary joins the North Sea.
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  1. An island off the east coast of Essex where the Thames estuary joins the North Sea.
  2. The state of being foul
The quality or condition of being impure, especially:
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  1. The quality or condition of being impure, especially:
  2. Lack of consistency or homogeneity; adulteration.
  3. Contamination or pollution.
The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste. &diamf3; Light from cities and towns at night that interferes with astronomical observations is known as light pollution. It can also disturb natural rhythms of growth in plants and other organisms. &diamf3; Continuous noise that is loud enough to be annoying or physically harmful is known as noise pollution. &diamf3; Heat from hot water that is discharged from a factory into a river or lake, where it can kill or endanger aquatic life, is known as thermal pollution.
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  1. The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste. &diamf3; Light from cities and towns at night that interferes with astronomical observations is known as light pollution. It can also disturb natural rhythms of growth in plants and other organisms. &diamf3; Continuous noise that is loud enough to be annoying or physically harmful is known as noise pollution. &diamf3; Heat from hot water that is discharged from a factory into a river or lake, where it can kill or endanger aquatic life, is known as thermal pollution.
  2. Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
(Uncountable) The state of being unclean
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being unclean
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being unclean.
The state or quality of being unwholesome.
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  1. The state or quality of being unwholesome.
Find another word for defilement. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for defilement, like: degradation, corruption, contamination, debasement, evil, pollution, dirtiness, foulness, impurity, pollution and uncleanness.