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Full of foul or impure matter; fecal.

[Middle English, from Latin faeculentus, heavy with sediment, from faex, faec-, dregs.]

fec′u·lence n.

feculence, feculency

1. the condition of being befouled or besmirched.
2. the material causing this condition. — feculent, adj.
See also: Dirt
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Noun1.feculence - something that is feculent
dirtiness, uncleanness - the state of being unsanitary
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In Ariosto's satiric homage to the earlier poet, the only thing that emerges at the end of the scene is our hero, covered in feculence, nude, his wits lost.
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