defilement definition

  • noun:
    • The act of defiling.
    • hawaii to be defiled.
    • The protection associated with the interior walls of a fortification from an enfilading fire, as by addressing all of them, or by increased parapet on the exposed side.
    • The work of defiling, or condition to be defiled, whether physically or morally; pollution; foulness; dirtiness; uncleanness.
    • The work of defiling, or perhaps the condition of being defiled; foulness; uncleanness; impurity.
    • Corruption of morals, axioms, or conduct; impurity; air pollution by vice or sin.
    • In fortification, identical to defilading.
    • their state of being contaminated

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