English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'defilement'

(noun) 
Synonyms
contamination
Acid rain is responsible for the destruction of forests and the contamination of rivers and streams.
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corruption
The corruption of the body is an unavoidable feature of old age.
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pollution
environmental pollution
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sullying
(noun) 
Synonyms
desecration
The whole area has been shocked by the desecration of the cemetery.
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profanation
(noun) 
Synonyms
violation
This violation of the church is not the first such incident.
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disgrace
I have brought disgrace upon my family.
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degradation
the progressive degradation of the state
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depravity
the absolute depravity that can exist in times of war
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debasement
fantasies of domination and debasement

Additional synonyms

in the sense of corruption
Definition
the process of rotting or decaying
The corruption of the body is an unavoidable feature of old age.
Synonyms
rotting,
rot,
adulteration,
foulness,
putrefaction,
rottenness,
putrescence
in the sense of debasement
fantasies of domination and debasement
in the sense of degradation
the progressive degradation of the state

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