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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contaminated, polluted(adj)

    rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution

    "had to boil the contaminated water"; "polluted lakes and streams"

    Synonyms:
    contaminated

    Antonyms:
    pure

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  1. List of paraphrases for "polluted":

    contaminated, pollution, oil-contaminated, dirty

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#4599pollution
#8459wicked
#10899contaminated
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#26728polluted
#34224unholy
#44601impure
#51404abominable
#219191unhallowed

How to use polluted in a sentence?

  1. Alanis Obomsawin:

    When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted … you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can’t eat money.

  2. Brad Nelson:

    More recently people in the field have been looking at other applications like water treatment or environmental cleanup, where you might be able to operate hundreds, thousands, millions of these devices and have them swim through polluted water, catalyze pollutants, and then collect them back.

  3. Neil Crighton:

    Previous gas clouds found by astronomers show a higher enrichment level of heavy elements, so they were probably polluted by more recent generations of stars, obscuring any signature from the first stars, this is the first cloud to show the tiny heavy element fraction expected for a cloud enriched only by the first stars.

  4. Joy Lawn:

    Both indoor and outdoor air pollution have an important effect on the health and development of children, and not just in the stereotypical 'polluted cities' context but also for very poor rural families who cook indoors, clean water is taken for granted by families in high-income countries, and yet those children in the hottest climates, facing the greatest risks of infectious diseases, are the very ones with least access to clean water.

  5. Bob Slaughter:

    That we have children coming into this world already polluted, at the same time we don't know what the effects of that pollution will be on their mental and physical development, is both bad policy and immorally wrong.

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