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1. pollution

noun. ['pəˈluːʃən'] undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities.

Synonyms

  • sound pollution
  • water pollution
  • impurity
  • thermal pollution
  • environmental condition
  • noise pollution
  • nonbiodegradable pollution
  • impureness
  • air pollution

Antonyms

  • biodegradable pollution
  • nonbiodegradable pollution
  • pure
  • honour

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Words that Rhyme with Pollution

  • redistribution
  • electrocution
  • counterrevolution
  • distribution
  • contribution
  • substitution
  • retribution
  • prostitution
  • prosecution
  • constitution
  • restitution
  • persecution
  • lilliputian
  • institution
  • execution
  • attribution
  • revolution
  • resolution
  • elocution
  • dissolution
  • diminution
  • devolution
  • confucian
  • andalusian
  • absolution
  • evolution
  • solution
  • dilution
  • aleutian
  • shooshan

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A common misspelling of pollution is polution

Example sentences of the word pollution


1. Noun, singular or mass
Humans are not a major threat to this species except possibly through water pollution.

Quotes containing the word pollution


1. Death and Famine and War and Pollution continued biking towards Tadfield. And Grievous Bodily Harm, Cruelty To Animals, Things Not Working Properly Even After You've Given Them A Good Thumping but secretly No Alcohol Lager, and Really Cool People travelled with them.
- Neil Gaiman, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

2. We live in a world where unfortunately the distinction between true and false appears to become increasingly blurred by manipulation of facts, by exploitation of uncritical minds, and by the pollution of the language.
- Arne Tiselius

2. pollution

noun. ['pəˈluːʃən'] the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors.

Synonyms

  • dust contamination
  • soiling
  • soilure
  • contamination

Antonyms

  • whiteness
  • condition
  • innocence
  • pureness

3. pollution

noun. ['pəˈluːʃən'] the state of being polluted.

Synonyms

  • befoulment
  • defilement
  • dirtiness

Antonyms

  • status
  • sinlessness
  • plainness
  • impure
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