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2 definitions found
 for nastiness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nastiness
      n 1: a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
           [syn: filth, filthiness, foulness, nastiness]
      2: malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
         [syn: cattiness, bitchiness, spite, spitefulness,
         nastiness]
      3: the quality of being unpleasant; "I flinched at the nastiness
         of his wound" [ant: niceness]

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