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Definition of "defilement" [de•file•ment]

  • The act of defiling. (noun)
  • The state of being defiled. (noun)

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Use "defilement" in a sentence
  • "This necessity of alternation is called the defilement of apprehending the two truths as if they were different entities."
  • "In Buddhist terms this necessity of alternation is called the defilement of apprehending the two truths as if they were different entities."
  • "The apostle takes this for granted: Seeing you have, &c. To purify the soul supposes some great uncleanness and defilement which had polluted it, and that this defilement is removed."