sluttishness


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Noun1.sluttishness - in the manner of a slattern
slovenliness - habitual uncleanliness
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(44) The protest is ignored, and the query is irrationally interpreted as an unquestionable sign of latent sluttishness: "You mean to say that after all you are really going to be the kind of woman who the baker won't let near the bread?" (45) The mother's tone here is contemptuous; at this moment it is apparent that shame and humiliation, its close relative, are affective mechanisms the mother manipulates to secure her daughter's compliance with her rules, which are also societal norms she has internalized.
"God, in the Old Testament, is a deeply unpleasant character who behaves like a psychotic tyrant" Author Philip Pullman "From God comes the courage not to be intimidated by petty gossip" The Pope on the child sex allegations in which the Roman Catholic Church has become embroiled "There is a limit to what the public sector can do to address the sluttishness of the public" London mayor Boris Johnson on litter-louts "She's become so broody.
"There is a very fine line between luxury and glamour and sluttishness. It's very easy to cross that line," he explained.