Definition of fetid in English:

fetid

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɛtɪd
 
, ˈfiːt-/
(also foetid)

adjective

Derivatives

fetidly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Putrid smoke laced the sky, blending with the dark, low-hanging storm clouds that did not promise rain, and the eerily angelic white of mist rising from the fetidly warm earth.
  • But without them I was forced to live in a world of initially swirling, but then foetidly clumping leaves.

fetidness

noun
More example sentences
  • The scent is quite strong and usually musky with undertones of foetidness.
  • There was an air of fetidness, an oddly familiar fetidness.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin fetidus (often erroneously spelled foetidus), from fetere 'to stink'. Compare with fetor.

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