What does cesspool mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cesspool, cesspit, sink, sump(noun)

    a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it


  1. cesspool(Noun)

    An underground pit where sewage is held.

  2. cesspool(Noun)

    A filthy place.

  3. Origin: By folk etymology (influence from pool) from earlier cesperalle, alteration of suspiral, from souspirail, from soupirer, souspirer, from suspirare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cesspool(noun)

    a cistern in the course, or the termination, of a drain, to collect sedimentary or superfluous matter; a privy vault; any receptacle of filth

  2. Origin: [See Sesspol.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cesspool

    ses′pōōl, n. a pool or hollow in which filthy water collects. [Acc. to Skeat, from Celt. soss-pool, a pool into which foul messes flow. Cf. Scot. soss, a mixed dirty mess.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cesspool in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cesspool in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of cesspool in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Once upon a time millions applauded and supported Adolf Hitler; ignorant masses often cannot see the simple truths and evidently they do not have the ability to see the very clear ends! The stupidity of the ignorant masses has been proven thousands of times in the history! Each time they follow the wrong leader and in the end fall in the cesspool!

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