dirtiness


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dirt·y

 (dûr′tē)
adj. dirt·i·er, dirt·i·est
1.
a. Covered or marked with dirt or an unwanted substance; unclean.
b. Spreading dirt; polluting: The air near the foundry was always dirty.
c. Apt to soil with dirt or grime: a dirty job at the garage.
d. Contaminated with bacteria or other infectious microorganisms.
2. Squalid or filthy; run-down: dirty slums.
3.
a. Obscene or indecent: dirty movies; a dirty joke.
b. Lewd or lecherous: a dirty mind.
4.
a. Unethical or corrupt; sordid: dirty politics.
b. Malicious or scandalous: a dirty lie.
c. Not sportsmanlike: dirty players; a dirty fighter.
d. Acquired by illicit or improper means: dirty money.
e. Slang Possessing or using illegal drugs.
5.
a. Unpleasant or distasteful; thankless: Laying off workers is the dirty part of this job.
b. Extremely unfortunate or regrettable: a dirty shame.
6. Expressing disapproval or hostility: gave us a dirty look.
7. Not bright and clear in color; somewhat dull or drab. Often used in combination: dirty-blonde hair; dirty-green walls.
8.
a. Relating to or being a bomb that uses a conventional explosive and radioactive material to contaminate an area with low-level radiation.
b. Relating to or being a nuclear weapon that produces a very great amount of long-lived radioactive fallout.
9. Stormy; rough: dirty weather.
v. dirt·ied, dirt·y·ing, dirt·ies
v.tr.
1. To make soiled.
2. To stain or tarnish with dishonor.
v.intr.
To become soiled.

dirt′i·ly adv.
dirt′i·ness n.
Synonyms: dirty, filthy, grimy, grubby, squalid
These adjectives apply to what is unclean, impure, or unkempt: dirty clothes; filthy rags; grimy hands; an old grubby stove; a squalid apartment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dirtiness - the state of being unsanitarydirtiness - the state of being unsanitary  
feculence - something that is feculent
sanitary condition - the state of sanitation (clean or dirty)
grime, grunge, soil, dirt, filth, grease, stain - the state of being covered with unclean things
befoulment, defilement, pollution - the state of being polluted
dinge, dinginess - discoloration due to dirtiness
dustiness - the state of being covered with dust
griminess, grubbiness - the state of being grimy
smuttiness, sootiness - the state of being dirty with soot
sordidness, squalidness, squalor - sordid dirtiness
cleanness - the state of being clean; without dirt or other impurities
2.dirtiness - the state of containing dirty impurities
impureness, impurity - the condition of being impure
3.dirtiness - obscenity in speech or writing
bawdiness, lewdness, obscenity, salaciousness, salacity - the trait of behaving in an obscene manner

dirtiness

noun
Translations
وَسَخ، قَذارَه
oplzlostšpinavostsprostota
snavs
óhreinleiki, óòrifnaîur
kirlilikpislik

dirtiness

[ˈdɜːtɪnɪs] Nsuciedad f

dirtiness

nSchmutzigkeit f; (of story also)Unanständigkeit f

dirtiness

[ˈdɜːtɪnɪs] nsporcizia, sudiciume m

dirt

(dəːt) noun
any unclean substance, such as mud, dust, dung etc. His shoes are covered in dirt.
ˈdirty adjective
1. not clean. dirty clothes.
2. mean or unfair. a dirty trick.
3. offensive; obscene. dirty books.
4. (of weather) stormy.
verb
to make or become dirty. He dirtied his hands/shoes.
ˈdirtiness noun
ˌdirt-ˈcheap adjective, adverb
very cheap.
dirt track
an earth-track for motor-racing.
References in classic literature ?
Once more she lost the sense of space; once more trees, houses, people, animals, hills, merged and heaved into one dirtiness, and she was at Wickham Place.
His work was hung up in any out-of-the-way corner of the gallery that could be found; it had been bought under protest; it was admitted by sufferance; its freshness and brightness damaged it terribly by contrast with the dirtiness and the dinginess of its elderly predecessors; and its only points selected for praise were those in which it most nearly resembled the peculiar mannerism of some Old Master, not those in which it resembled the characteristics of the old mistress--Nature.
In spite of the dirtiness of the hut, which was all muddied by their boots and the filthy dogs licking themselves clean, and the smell of marsh mud and powder that filled the room, and the absence of knives and forks, the party drank their tea and ate their supper with a relish only known to sportsmen.
Saxon, honest to God, you could never guess a hundredth part of its dirtiness. Oh, I wish I was dead, I wish I was dead an' out of it all.
Hushed tones, code words, religious myths, dirtiness, these are some of the things that come to the mind of the people when someone says sanitary napkin.
'But in what respect has this child been prodigal?' 'Well, obviously, in dirtiness. Pigsty behaviour.
It causes huge dirtiness and pollution in the city as heaps of offal and remnants of the animals were witnessed on the city roads.
Meanwhile, the MCC boss concedes to dirtiness of the city, 'We want to admit the fact that Monrovia is facing daunting challenges, but we will invest all our energy in solving the challenge; it is not just to say the city is dirty without doing anything to help clean it.'
The leaders demanded the eradication of water shortage in Thatta, dirtiness, inflation and influential system.
Dr Oyewole linked the dirtiness of Nigerian naira notes to poor handwashing practices of individuals after defecation, urging that individuals after handling it should wash their hands.
A perfectly normal biological process gets distorted into shame and "dirtiness".
Provinces, SANA- Despite of clearing large areas of terrorists in Syria, more civilians are killed every day through what have been left by terrorists of death and destruction tools represented by thousands of mines and explosive devices they planted everywhere on roadsides, farms, between the buildings and trees and at the markets underground and behind the rocks in a way that exposes the dirtiness of their narrow-minded mentality and beliefs.