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1. polluted

adjective. ['pəˈluːtəd, pəˈluːtɪd'] rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution.

Synonyms

  • impure

Antonyms

  • uncontaminated
  • impurity

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Words that Rhyme with Polluted

  • undisputed
  • unrefuted
  • undiluted
  • disputed
  • computed
  • reputed
  • refuted
  • recruited
  • imputed
  • commuted
  • uprooted
  • unsuited
  • rerouted
  • muted
  • suited
  • routed
  • rooted
  • looted
  • hooted
  • booted

Example sentences of the word polluted


1. Adjective
Traces of polluted soil on food may be eaten as well.

2. Verb, past participle
Understanding how soil is polluted and what the consequences are is important for starting to work toward solutions.

3. Verb, past tense
Water sources are scarce and often polluted or brackish because of high mineral content.

Quotes containing the word polluted


1. A farm regulated to production of raw commodities is not a farm at all. It is a temporary blip until the land is used up, the water polluted, the neighbors nauseated, and the air unbreathable. The farmhouse, the concrete, the machinery, and outbuildings become relics of a bygone vibrancy when another family farm moves to the city financial centers for relief.
- Joel Salatin, Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front

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