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Noun1.befoulment - the state of being pollutedbefoulment - the state of being polluted    
dirtiness, uncleanness - the state of being unsanitary
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The slaughter house is situated within the populated area and it causes befoulment and smell the whole day which has resulted in the fatal diseases to a number of people.
The scene Alex witnesses is that of "a young man in fetal position, reeking of alcohol, body fluids, and human befoulment." (65) He describes in detail the depravity of the young man's condition, which includes his attitude toward existence.
Its consequences have been global climate change, contamination and befoulment of the atmosphere, land, inland water systems, and seas; soil erosion, deforestation and desertification; damage to human health, including a host of modern-day diseases.