slatternliness
noun see slatternly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Slatternliness — Slat tern*li*ness, n. The quality or state of being slatternly; slovenliness; untidiness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slatternliness — See slatternly. * * * …   Universalium

  • slatternliness — noun The condition of being slatternly, or of being a slattern …   Wiktionary

  • slatternliness — slat·tern·li·ness …   English syllables

  • slatternliness — noun in the manner of a slattern • Syn: ↑sluttishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sluttish (for: ↑sluttishness), ↑slatternly • Hypernyms: ↑slove …   Useful english dictionary

  • slatternly — slatternliness, n. /slat euhrn lee/, adj. 1. slovenly and untidy. 2. characteristic or suggestive of a slattern. adv. 3. in the manner of a slattern. [1670 80; SLATTERN + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sluttishness — noun in the manner of a slattern • Syn: ↑slatternliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sluttish, ↑slatternly (for: ↑slatternliness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slatternly — adjective Date: 1677 1. untidy and dirty through habitual neglect; also careless, disorderly 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of a slut or prostitute • slatternliness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carelessness — Synonyms and related words: abandon, absentmindedness, accidia, acedia, aloofness, apathy, ataraxia, ataraxy, blowziness, blunderheadedness, blundering, boggling, boredom, botchery, botching, bungling, caprice, careless abandon, casualness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • looseness — Synonyms and related words: Bohemianism, affability, allowance, amorphousness, approximation, bagginess, blobbiness, blowziness, blurriness, broadness, carelessness, casualness, chambering, chintziness, common touch, cordiality, culpa, culpable… …   Moby Thesaurus

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