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 for foulness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foulness \Foul"ness\, n. [AS. f[=u]lnes.]
     The quality or condition of being foul.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: disgusting wickedness and immorality; "he understood the
           foulness of sin"; "his display of foulness deserved severe
           punishment"; "mouths which speak such foulness must be
      2: a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
         [syn: filth, filthiness, foulness, nastiness]
      3: (of weather) the badness of the weather; "they were wearied
         with the foulness of the weather" [syn: foulness,
      4: the attribute of having a strong offensive smell [syn:
         malodorousness, stinkiness, foulness, rankness,

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