uncleanly

  • 1 uncleanly — uncleanly1 [unklen′lē] adj. [see UN & CLEANLY1] not cleanly; unclean; dirty uncleanliness n. uncleanly2 [unklēn′lē] adv. in an unclean manner …

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  • 2 Uncleanly — Unclean Un*clean , a. [AS. uncl?ne. See {Unnot}, and {Clean}.] 1. Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy. [1913 Webster] 2. Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing. [1913 Webster] He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 uncleanly — I. adjective Date: before 12th century morally or physically unclean • uncleanliness noun II. adverb Date: before 12th century in an unclean manner …

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  • 4 uncleanly — uncleanly1 /un kleen lee/, adv. in an unclean manner. [bef. 950; OE unclaenlice (not recorded in ME). See UN 1, CLEANLY] uncleanly2 uncleanliness, n. /un klen lee/, adj., uncleanlier, uncleanliest. unclean. [bef. 1000; ME onclenlich, OE… …

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  • 5 uncleanly — 1. adjective /ʌnˈklɛnli/ a) dirty, unhygienic, not cleanly b) not pure in a moral or religious sense Syn: unclean …

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  • 6 uncleanly — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities: black, dirty, filthy, grimy, grubby, smutty, soiled, unclean. See CLEAN. 2. Not chaste or moral: immoral, impure, unchaste, unclean. See GOOD,… …

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  • 7 uncleanly — adj. not cleanly, dirty adv. in an unclean manner; dirtily; in an impure way …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 uncleanly — [ʌn klɛnli] adjective archaic unclean …

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  • 9 uncleanly — a. 1. Foul, filthy, unclean, dirty, nasty. 2. Unchaste, indecent, impure, obscene …

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  • 10 uncleanly — un·clean·ly …

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  • 11 uncleanly — I un•clean•ly [[t]ʌnˈklin li[/t]] adv. in an unclean manner • Etymology: bef. 950; OE unclǣnlīce (not recorded in ME). See un I, cleanly II un•clean•ly [[t]ʌnˈklɛn li[/t]] adj. li•er, li•est unclean • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME onclenlich, OE… …

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  • 12 uncleanly — I. /ʌnˈklinli/ (say un kleenlee) adverb in an unclean manner. {unclean + ly} II. /ʌnˈklinli/ (say un kleenlee) adjective not cleanly; unclean. {un 1 + cleanly} –uncl …

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  • 13 uncleanly — adjective habitually unclean • Similar to: ↑dirty, ↑soiled, ↑unclean • Derivationally related forms: ↑uncleanliness …

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  • 14 unclean — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. soiled, sullied, stained, spotted, filthy, bedraggled, smeared, befouled, nasty, grimy, polluted, rank, unhealthful, defiled, impure, nonkosher, muddy, fetid, feculent, stinking, rotten, vile, decayed, contaminated,… …

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  • 15 Uncleanness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Uncleanness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 uncleanness uncleanness &c.???adj. Sgm: N 1 impurity impurity Sgm: N 1 immundity immundity immundicity Sgm: N 1 impurity impurity &c.???of mind ???>961 …

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  • 16 unclean — adj. 1 not clean. 2 unchaste. 3 unfit to be eaten; ceremonially impure. 4 Bibl. (of a spirit) wicked. Derivatives: uncleanly adv. uncleanly adj. uncleanliness n. uncleanness n. Etymology: OE unclaeligne (as UN (1), CLEAN) …

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  • 17 Obscene — Ob*scene , a. [L. obscenus, obscaenus, obscoenus, ill looking, filthy, obscene: cf. F. obsc[ e]ne.] [1913 Webster] 1. Offensive to chastity or modesty; expressing or presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity, and decency… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Obscenely — Obscene Ob*scene , a. [L. obscenus, obscaenus, obscoenus, ill looking, filthy, obscene: cf. F. obsc[ e]ne.] [1913 Webster] 1. Offensive to chastity or modesty; expressing or presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Obsceneness — Obscene Ob*scene , a. [L. obscenus, obscaenus, obscoenus, ill looking, filthy, obscene: cf. F. obsc[ e]ne.] [1913 Webster] 1. Offensive to chastity or modesty; expressing or presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 uncleanliness — noun see uncleanly I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary