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Synonyms for pollution
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pollution(noun)

    undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities

    Synonyms:
    defilement, contamination, befoulment

  2. befoulment, defilement, pollution(noun)

    the state of being polluted

    Synonyms:
    defilement, contamination, befoulment

  3. contamination, pollution(noun)

    the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors

    Synonyms:
    defilement, taint, contamination, contaminant, befoulment

Wiktionary

  1. pollution(noun)

    Synonyms:
    soilage

    Antonyms:
    conservation, purity

  2. pollution(noun)

    The act of polluting or the state of being polluted, especially the contamination of the environment by harmful substances.

    Nobody visits the river any more because of all the pollution.

    Synonyms:
    soilage

    Antonyms:
    conservation, purity

  3. pollution(noun)

    Something that pollutes; a pollutant.

    Synonyms:
    soilage

    Antonyms:
    purity, conservation

  4. pollution(noun)

    Physical defilement

    Synonyms:
    soilage

    Antonyms:
    purity, conservation

  5. pollution(noun)

    The emission of semen at other times than in sexual intercourse.

    Synonyms:
    soilage

    Antonyms:
    conservation, purity

  6. pollution(noun)

    Synonyms:
    self-pollution

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pollution(n.)

    Synonyms:
    defilement, contamination, foulness, taint, impurity, uncleanness, abomination

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pollution(n)

    Synonyms:
    defilement, contamination, corruption, infection debasement, vitiation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    contamination, polluted, pollutants, polluting, pollutant, contaminated, pollutions

How to pronounce pollution?

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How to say pollution in sign language?

  1. pollution

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How to use pollution in a sentence?

  1. Kiros Berhane:

    They could inform policymakers to show that reductions in pollution can result in public health benefits.

  2. R. Buckminster Fuller, Playboy Interview - February 1972:

    Racism, pollution and the rest of it are themselves very close to extinction.

  3. Subhangi Soni:

    We definitely have more sales during Diwali time when the pollution levels are high, compared to five years ago, the sales of air purifiers are now double.

  4. Anumita Roychowdhury:

    Implementation has to be really effective to act as a deterrent. The track record to deal with truck pollution has been bad.

  5. Zhao Shuang:

    When the pollution gets really serious, we can't even see the buildings next to us.


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