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Princeton's WordNet

  1. filth, filthiness, foulness, nastinessnoun

    a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse

  2. cattiness, bitchiness, spite, spitefulness, nastinessnoun

    malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty

  3. nastinessnoun

    the quality of being unpleasant

    "I flinched at the nastiness of his wound"


  1. nastinessnoun

    a lack of cleanliness

  2. nastinessnoun

    indecency or corruption

  3. nastinessnoun

    an unpleasant or disagreeable action, taste or smell

  4. nastinessnoun

    Lack of cleanliness.

    They neither comb their Head, nor wash their Face,

    Etymology: nasty +‎ -ness

  5. nastinessnoun

    Dirt, filth.

    the hellish Noise, the Roaring, Swearing, and Clamour, the Stench and Nastiness and all the dreadful Crowd of afflicting Things that I saw there, joined together to make the Place seem an Emblem of Hell itself, and a Kind of entrance into it.

    Etymology: nasty +‎ -ness

  6. nastinessnoun

    Indecency; corruption; unkindness, meanness, spite, harshness, cruelty.

    Among current novelists, Martin Amis lacks intellectual force but is well supplied with nastiness, which occasionally resembles humor.

    Etymology: nasty +‎ -ness

  7. nastinessnoun

    Unpleasantness, disagreeableness.

    Some medical beast had revived Tar-water in those days as a fine medicine, and Mrs. Joe always kept a supply of it in the cupboard; having a belief in its virtues correspondent to its nastiness.

    Etymology: nasty +‎ -ness

  8. nastinessnoun

    A nasty action, object, quality, etc..

    If we, who are educated, habitually submit to have copper in our preserves, red-lead in our cayenne, alum in our bread, pigments in our tea, and ineffable nastinesses in our fish-sauce, what can we expect of the poor?

    Etymology: nasty +‎ -ness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nastinessnoun

    the quality or state of being nasty; extreme filthness; dirtiness; also, indecency; obscenity

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nastiness in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nastiness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of nastiness in a Sentence

  1. Marquis de Sade:

    It has, moreover, been proven that horror, nastiness, and the frightful are what give pleasure when one fornicates. Beauty is a simple thing ugliness is the exceptional thing. And fiery imaginations, no doubt, always prefer the extraordinary thing to the simple thing.

  2. Jake Tapper:

    We're in an era right now of lies and indecency, of tribalism and nastiness, and in this era, we lost someone who tried -- tried -- to embody the opposite of those vicious impulses, his loss leaves a chasm in the public square.

  3. Jeffrey Arnold:

    The outpouring and rallying of love by the girls, these cheerleaders, only shows very distinctly that these girls, these cheerleaders were Morgyn's friends, they were inclusive of her and continue to be and they were just as disappointed to see this, they're showing, through their example, the proper way to support and help in situations like this and others are making it worse by their hatred and the nastiness of their comments.

  4. Foodi S. M.:

    Nastiness of others is the mirror they give to us to realize our real beauty.

  5. Jordan Fuchs:

    I don’t think any of us anticipated this level of nastiness.

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    an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
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