Definition of unsanitary in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈsanəˌterē/


Not sanitary: the unsanitary conditions in the orphanage
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  • Poor nutrition, contaminated water, and unsanitary living conditions contributed principally to the persistence of disease.
  • About two thirds of the buildings in the town are estimated to have suffered notable damage, with as much as half being uninhabitable or providing unsafe and unsanitary living conditions only.
  • Up until the 19th century abortion was illegal, however this meant that women were forced to get rid of unwanted pregnancies in unsanitary and dangerous conditions.
unhygienic, unhealthy, contaminated, germ-ridden, disease-ridden, unclean, insalubrious, squalid, dirty, filthy, polluted, unsafe
informal germy, skeevy

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Syllabification: un·san·i·tar·y

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