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Dirtiness   Listen

The state of being unsanitary.  Synonym: uncleanness.
The state of containing dirty impurities.
Obscenity in speech or writing.  Synonym: smuttiness.

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"Dirtiness" Quotes from Famous Books

... all men are not defiled with this dirtiness. But such Loggerheads many times occasion, through their wicked folly and evill doings, that the Woman, who before never thought of jealousie, now begins to grow jealous her self. For she, considering that ...
— The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and The Confession of the New-married Couple (1682) • A. Marsh

... assemblage of men, and women, and children, whose appearance denoted dirtiness, laziness, and poverty. They were almost all in a state bordering on nudity, but a few of them wore miscellaneous portions of European apparel. The hair of the men was long, except on the forehead, where it was cut square, just above the eyebrows. The children wore no clothes at all. The ...
— The Golden Dream - Adventures in the Far West • R.M. Ballantyne

... larva works in the midst of a coating of mud, which is the cause of its dirtiness, so astonishing when we see it issue from an excessively dry soil. The perfect insect, although henceforth liberated from the work of a sapper and miner, does not entirely abandon the use of urine as a weapon, employing it as a means of defence. ...
— Social Life in the Insect World • J. H. Fabre

Words linked to "Dirtiness" :   filth, sanitary condition, sootiness, squalor, bawdiness, dinge, impureness, obscenity, sordidness, griminess, dirty, salaciousness, grime, grease, impurity, defilement, lewdness, dinginess, pollution, feculence, squalidness, befoulment, dirt, cleanness, grubbiness, dustiness, soil, stain, grunge, salacity

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