Pollution synonyms and antonyms

pə-lo͝o'shən

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The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.
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Insulting or hurtful language, especially when used to threaten or demoralize:
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The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
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Lack of consistency or homogeneity; adulteration.
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The invasion of bodily tissue by pathogenic microorganisms that proliferate, resulting in tissue injury that can progress to disease:
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The intentional destruction, mutilation, concealment, or alteration of (usually documentary) evidence. If proven, spoliation may help to establish that the evidence was detrimental to the party responsible for it.
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The process of breaking down organic material, such as dead plant or animal tissue, into smaller molecules that are available for use by the organisms of an ecosystem. Decomposition is carried on by bacteria, fungi, protists, worms, and certain other organisms.
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Impure condition
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The adhesion of a foreign material onto a surface, especially so as to reduce its functionality
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(Accounting) A downward revaluation, a write-down.
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A form of air pollution produced by the photochemical reaction of sunlight with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides that have been released into the atmosphere, especially by automotive emissions.
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An adulterated substance, commodity, etc.
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Decay; rot.
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The quality of being rotten.
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The state of being unclean or dirty, lack of cleanliness
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The state of being defiled.
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(Uncountable) The state of being unclean
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The state or quality of being unwholesome.
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Cleanness or clearness
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The state, quality, or character of being sophisticated
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The definition of a blight is something that spoils or damages something, or a disease that affects plants, or a general state of neglect and disrepair in an urban area.
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An act of making dirty.
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A desecrating or being desecrated
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A profaning or being profaned; desecration; defilement
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A substance that causes injury, illness, or death, especially by chemical means.
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The definition of cleanliness means the state of being free from dirt or unwanted matter.
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The process of removing contamination, particularly the cleaning off of dangerous materials.
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The act or process of purifying; the removal of impurities.
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A contamination, decay or putrefaction, especially in food
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Improper, unlawful, or incorrect use; misapplication.
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The state of being foul
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Removal of dirt.
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The act of befouling; soiling; making dirty.
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Find another word for pollution. In this page you can discover 54 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pollution, like: contamination, abuse, deterioration, waste, impurity, infection, spoliation, decomposition, polluting, dirtiness and fouling.