noun see nasty

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  • Nastiness — Nas ti*ness, n. The quality or state of being nasty; extreme filthness; dirtiness; also, indecency; obscenity. [1913 Webster] The nastiness of Plautus and Aristophanes. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nastiness — index mischief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nastiness — noun 1) my mother tried to shut herself off from all the nastiness of life Syn: unpleasantness, disagreeableness, offensiveness, vileness, foulness 2) her uncharacteristic nastiness Syn: unkindness, unpleasantness, unfriendliness,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • nastiness — nasty ► ADJECTIVE (nastier, nastiest) 1) unpleasant, disgusting, or repugnant. 2) spiteful, violent, or bad tempered. 3) likely to cause or having caused harm; dangerous or serious: a nasty bang on the head. ► NOUN (pl. nasties) informal ▪ …   English terms dictionary

  • nastiness — noun 1. malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty • Syn: ↑cattiness, ↑bitchiness, ↑spite, ↑spitefulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑nasty, ↑spiteful (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nastiness — See nastily. * * * …   Universalium

  • nastiness — noun a) a lack of cleanliness b) dirt or filth …   Wiktionary

  • nastiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A desire to harm others or to see others suffer: despitefulness, ill will, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, poisonousness, spite, spitefulness, venomousness, viciousness. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • nastiness — nas·ti·ness || næstɪnɪs / nɑː n. dirtiness, filth; evil, maliciousness; wretchedness, state of being disgusting; severeness, extremeness; obscenity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nastiness — n. 1. Filth, filthiness, dirtiness, foulness, impurity, uncleanness, pollution, defilement, squalor. 2. Obscenity, smuttiness, indecency, ribaldry, grossness …   New dictionary of synonyms

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