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Definition 1: the quality of being highly unpleasant - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where nastiness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I flinched at the nastiness of his wound

(nastiness is a kind of ...) the quality of giving displeasure

"the recent unpleasantness of the weather"

(... is a kind of nastiness ) unpleasant nastiness; used especially of nasty weather

(... are attributes of nastiness) offensive or even (of persons) malicious

"in a nasty mood" "a nasty accident" "a nasty shock" "a nasty smell" "a nasty trick to pull" "Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"

Definition 2: malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for nastiness in the sense of this definition

(nastiness is a kind of ...) the quality of threatening evil

Definition 3: a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for nastiness in the sense of this definition

(nastiness is a kind of ...) a state that is not conducive to health

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