fetid

  • 1fetid — FETÍD, Ă, fetizi, de, adj. Care exală un miros puternic şi respingător. – Din fr. fétide, lat. foetidus. Trimis de LauraGellner, 10.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  Fetid ≠ odorant Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime  FETÍD adj. v. dezagreabil …

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  • 2Fetid — Fet id (? or ?; 277), a. [L. fetidus, foetidus, fr. fetere, foetere, to have an ill smell, to stink: cf. F. f[ e]tide.] Having an offensive smell; stinking. [1913 Webster] Most putrefactions . . . smell either fetid or moldy. Bacon. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3fetid — index stale Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4fetid — early 15c., from L. fetidus (commonly, but incorrectly, foetidus) stinking, from fetere have a bad smell, stink. Perhaps connected with fimus dung, or with fumus smoke …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5fetid — noisome, *malodorous, stinking, putrid, rank, rancid, fusty, musty Analogous words: foul, nasty (see DIRTY): *offensive, loathsome, repulsive, repugnant, revolting Antonyms: fragrant Contrasted words: *odorous, aromatic, redolent, balmy …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6fetid — meaning ‘stinking’, is normally pronounced fet id, occasionally feet id. The spelling fet , rather than foet , is now dominant …

    Modern English usage

  • 7fetid — [adj] foul, rancid corrupt, fusty, grody*, gross*, icky*, loathsome, lousy, malodorous, mephitic, noisome, noxious, offensive, putrid, rank, reeking, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, rotten, smelly, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strong, yecchy*,… …

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  • 8fetid — (also foetid) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ smelling very unpleasant. ORIGIN Latin fetidus, from fetere to stink …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9fetid — [fet′id; ] also [ fēt′id] adj. [ME < L fetidus, foetidus < L foetere, to stink < IE * dhwoitos < base * dheu , to blow about > DULL] having a bad smell, as of decay; putrid fetidly adv. fetidness n …

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  • 10fetid — fet|id [ˈfetıd] adj formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: foetidus, from foetere to smell bad ] having a strong bad smell = ↑stinking ▪ the black fetid water of the lake ▪ the dog s fetid breath …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11fetid — [[t]fe̱tɪd, fi͟ː [/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Fetid water or air has a very strong unpleasant smell. [FORMAL] ...the fetid river of waste... The smell hit him the fetid stench of vomit and human waste. Syn: stinking (in BRIT, also use foetid) …

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  • 12fetid — fet|id [ fetıd ] adjective FORMAL fetid water or air has a very unpleasant smell, usually caused by decay …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13fetid — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin foetidus, from foetēre to stink Date: 15th century having a heavy offensive smell < a fetid swamp > Synonyms: see malodorous • fetidly adverb • fetidness noun …

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  • 14fetid — 1. adjective /ˈfɛtɪd/ Foul smelling. I caught the fetid odor of dirty socks. 2. noun /ˈfɛtɪd/ The foul smelling Asafoetida plant, or its extracts. &LT;! please check …

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  • 15fetid — adj. Fetid is used with these nouns: ↑stench …

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  • 16fetid — adjective formal having a strong, bad smell: the black fetid water of the lake …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17fetid — UK [ˈfetɪd] / US / UK [ˈfiːtɪd] adjective formal fetid water or air has a very unpleasant smell, usually caused by decay …

    English dictionary

  • 18fetid — adj. [L. fetidus, stinking] Having a disagreeable odor; malodorous …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 19fetid — fetidly, adv. fetidness, fetidity, n. /fet id, fee tid/, adj. having an offensive odor; stinking. Also, foetid. [1590 1600; < L fetidus, equiv. to fet (s. of fetere to stink) + idus ID4] Syn. malodorous, smelly, noisome. * * * …

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  • 20fetid — Foul smelling. [L. foetidus] * * * fet·id also foet·id fet əd, esp Brit fē tid adj having a heavy offensive smell * * * fet·id (f&#277;ґtid) (feґtid) [L. foetidus] having a rank or disagreeable smell …

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