Definition of uncleanliness in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ʌŋˈklɛnlɪnəs/


[mass noun]
The state of being dirty: general uncleanliness in schools
More example sentences
  • Bright fluorescent lighting, self service, general uncleanliness and unsavoury smells are all part of the attraction and charm.
  • So, to start the place smelled like mildew and general uncleanliness.
  • After every episode, she finds herself scrubbing away, Lady Macbeth-like, trying to get the feeling of uncleanliness off her.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: un|clean¦li|ness

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.