unhygienic


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unhygienic

(ˌʌnhaɪˈdʒiːnɪk)
adj
not promoting health or cleanliness; unsanitary
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unhygienic - unclean and constituting a likely cause of disease; "pathetic dogs kept in small unhygienic cages"
insanitary, unhealthful, unsanitary - not sanitary or healthful; "unsanitary open sewers"; "grim and unsanitary conditions"

unhygienic

adjective insanitary, dirty, filthy, unhealthy, foul, contaminated, polluted, noxious, unclean, impure, unwholesome, unsanitary, disease-ridden, skanky (slang), germ-ridden Parts of the shop were very dirty and unhygienic.
Translations

unhygienic

[ˈʌnhaɪˈdʒiːnɪk] ADJantihigiénico

unhygienic

[ˌʌnhaɪˈdʒiːnɪk] adjinsalubre
it is unhygienic to do that → ce n'est pas hygiénique de faire cela, il est contraire à l'hygiène de faire cela

unhygienic

adjunhygienisch

unhygienic

[ˌʌnhaɪˈdʒiːnɪk] adj (conditions) → non igienico/a; (surroundings) → insalubre
References in classic literature ?
Janet loved me for it, just as she detested poor Esther because Esther had said so much shade was unhygienic and had objected to sleeping on a feather bed.
They had to be protected; and their horses, carriages, houses, servants had to be protected; and the source of their wealth had to be protected in the heart of the city and the heart of the country; the whole social order favourable to their hygienic idleness had to be protected against the shallow enviousness of unhygienic labour.
OGHI -- Assistant Commissioner Oghi, Babar Khan Tanooli Thursday sealed four medical stores and one clinic in Oghi owing unhygienic conditions and sales of expired medicines.
style="font-weight: 400PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Food Safety and Halal Food Authority seized huge quantity of mince unhygienic meat/intestines and arrested five here on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD -- The Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology on Tuesday expressed annoyance over the performance of Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) as during the last three years it took action against only four companies for selling unhygienic soft drinks.
Bus-stands are ideal places for openly selling unhygienic foods, a report aired by a private news channel said.
A citizen Ahmad Shafaqat said that there should be a constant check on the sale of unhygienic food items.
The police quoted the accused as to have confessed that they were taking the unhygienic stale meat of dead animals to Sialkot from Chiniot.
I am a student of Karachi University (KU) and I would like to draw the attention of concerned authorities towards the condition of unhygienic canteen in Karachi University.
Islamabad -- The members National Assembly on Tuesday decided to take up the issue of poor cleanliness and provision of unhygienic food the Parliament Lodges.
PESHAWAR -- KP Food Safety and Halal Food Authority carried out various operations against unhygienic and adulterated food items and outlets in different districts and fined the eateries about nine lac rupees who were violating the rules of the Authority.
MULTAN -- The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) sealed six food points and imposed a fine of Rs 218,500 on others for selling unhygienic items and over poor cleanliness arrangements on Saturday.