/ (ˈfɛtɪd, ˈfiː-) /

  1. a variant spelling of fetid

Derived forms of foetid

  • foetidly, adverb
  • foetidness, noun

Words Nearby foetid

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How to use foetid in a sentence

  • The high society that could welcome its foetid pages was already ripe for the horrors of the Revolution.

    The War Upon Religion | Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
  • On the fourth he was cast, and the discharge—partly inflammatory exudate, and partly a sanious foetid pus—liberated.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks
  • Hence a thoroughly decomposed tuber consists of a cork bag full of starch and foetid liquid.

    Disease in Plants | H. Marshall Ward
  • It would seem almost impossible for the Christian graces to grow in such a foetid atmosphere.

    Valeria | William Henry Withrow
  • A profuse, clammy, stinking sweat, or a most foetid diarrhoea wasted the miserable patients.