the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions

the vileness of his language surprised us

Derivationally related forms: ↑wicked (for: ↑wickedness), ↑lousy (for: ↑lousiness), ↑vile (for: ↑vileness), ↑slimy (for: ↑sliminess), ↑repulsive (for: ↑repulsiveness), ↑loathsome
Hypernyms: ↑offensiveness, ↑odiousness, ↑distastefulness

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