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un·clean

 (ŭn-klēn′)
adj. un·clean·er, un·clean·est
1. Foul or dirty.
2. Morally defiled.
3. Ceremonially impure.

un·clean′ness n.

unclean

(ʌnˈkliːn)
adj
lacking moral, spiritual, ritual, or physical cleanliness
unˈcleanness n

un•clean

(ʌnˈklin)

adj. , -er, -est.
1. not clean; dirty.
2. morally impure; vile.
3. having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to Biblical laws.
[before 900]
un•clean′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grimeunclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
untidy - not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"
2.unclean - having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws; "unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
impure - combined with extraneous elements
clean - ritually clean or pure

unclean

1.
adjective dirty, soiled, foul, contaminated, polluted, nasty, filthy, defiled, impure, scuzzy (slang, chiefly U.S.), skanky (slang) By bathing in unclean water, they expose themselves to contamination.
dirty clean, pure, spotless, flawless, faultless, unblemished, unsullied, unstained
1. immoral, corrupt, impure, evil, dirty, nasty, foul, polluted, filthy, scuzzy (slang, chiefly U.S.) unclean thoughts

unclean

adjective
1. Covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities:
2. Not chaste or moral:
3. Ceremonially or religiously unfit:
Translations
غَيْر طاهِر، نَجِس
nečistý
uren
musträpane
epäpuhdaslikainen
nečistprljav
óhreinn
netīrīgsnetīrs
nečistý
orensmutsig

unclean

[ˈʌnˈkliːn] ADJ
1. (= dirty) [person, hands, room] → sucio
2. (= impure) [person, animal, activity, thoughts] → impuro

unclean

[ʌnˈkliːn] adj
(= dirty) [water] → malsain(e); [room, hands] → malpropre
(RELIGION) (= impure) [person, thoughts, animal, food] → impur(e)

unclean

adjunsauber (also Bibl); (Rel) animalunrein; thoughtsunkeusch; (fig: = contaminated) → schmutzig

unclean

[ʌnˈkliːn] adjsporco/a (fig) (Rel) → immondo/a

unclean

(anˈkliːn) adjective
(eg of food) not pure. The Jews are not allowed to eat pork, as pigs are considered unclean.
References in classic literature ?
Peter which taught him that there was nothing common or unclean.
All is vanity and vexation of spirit,' 'There is no profit under the sun,' 'There is one event unto all,' to the fool and the wise, the clean and the unclean, the sinner and the saint, and that event is death, and an evil thing, he says.
To everything cleanly am I well disposed; but I hate to see the grinning mouths and the thirst of the unclean.
Beside, there is something essentially unclean about this diet and all flesh, and I began to see where housework commences, and whence the endeavor, which costs so much, to wear a tidy and respectable appearance each day, to keep the house sweet and free from all ill odors and sights.
One unclean rag was about me, my hair a black tangle: no doubt my discoverers thought me a madman.
And after a pause, he added: "But beware, dear brother, that these gloves do not deck hands that are unclean.
As he watches the spasmodic shoots and darts that break out of her face and limbs, like fitful lightning out of a dark sky, some contagion in them seizes upon him: insomuch that he has to withdraw himself to a lean arm-chair by the hearth--placed there, perhaps, for such emergencies--and to sit in it, holding tight, until he has got the better of this unclean spirit of imitation.
But though I was safe for the moment, I was not destined to remain long under his protection, for he was one of those who hold all dogs to be unclean, and that all the washing in the world will hardly purify you from their contact.
The wide-spread grunting drove came on in a surging mass, and without showing any respect for Don Quixote's dignity or Sancho's, passed right over the pair of them, demolishing Sancho's entrenchments, and not only upsetting Don Quixote but sweeping Rocinante off his feet into the bargain; and what with the trampling and the grunting, and the pace at which the unclean beasts went, pack-saddle, armour, Dapple and Rocinante were left scattered on the ground and Sancho and Don Quixote at their wits' end.
They cooked their meat before they ate it and they shunned many articles of food as unclean that Tarzan had eaten with gusto all his life and so insidious is the virus of hypocrisy that even the stalwart ape-man hesitated to give rein to his natural longings before them.
Then it was that there came to her mind a recollection of Bukawai, the unclean, who dwelt in a cave in the hillside to the north, and who it was well known entertained devils in his evil lair.
My conclusion bloomed there with the real rose flush of his innocence: he was only too fine and fair for the little horrid, unclean school world, and he had paid a price for it.