unsanitary


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un·san·i·tar·y

 (ŭn-săn′ĭ-tĕr′ē)
adj.
Not sanitary.
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unsanitary

(ʌnˈsænɪtərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
not conducive to or promoting health; dirty or unhygienic
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsanitary - not sanitary or healthfulunsanitary - not sanitary or healthful; "unsanitary open sewers"; "grim and unsanitary conditions"
sanitary, healthful - free from filth and pathogens; "sanitary conditions for preparing food"; "a sanitary washroom"
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unsanitary

adjective unhygienic, dirty, filthy, unhealthy, sordid, squalid, unclean, insanitary, insalubrious, infected, skanky (slang), scungy (Austral. & N.Z.), germ-ridden diseases caused by unsanitary conditions
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Translations

unsanitary

[ˌʌnˈsænɪtərɪ] ADJinsalubre, antihigiénico
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unsanitary

adjunhygienisch
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un·san·i·tar·y

a. insalubre, malsano.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

unsanitary

adj antihigiénico
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References in classic literature ?
The friend's stable had to be reached through a back street where you might as easily have been poisoned without expense of drugs as in any grim street of that unsanitary period.
It was the same with the gambling-house keeper and the poolroom man, and the same with any other man or woman who had a means of getting "graft," and was willing to pay over a share of it: the green-goods man and the highwayman, the pickpocket and the sneak thief, and the receiver of stolen goods, the seller of adulterated milk, of stale fruit and diseased meat, the proprietor of unsanitary tenements, the fake doctor and the usurer, the beggar and the "pushcart man," the prize fighter and the professional slugger, the race-track "tout," the procurer, the white-slave agent, and the expert seducer of young girls.
'Night soil': Sanitation in Manila early 1900s !-- -- Garbage, flooding, and unsanitary ways have plagued Manila since the Spanish and American times.
Mazingira said the unsanitary mud walls pose a big health risk.
For a long time, the people of our neighbourhood, in spite of paying all types of taxes and utility bills, are encountering problems caused by the unsanitary conditions.
'Among the offences were food operators who did not receive the required typhoid injections, dirty cooking utensils and unsanitary food handling practices,' he said in a statement yesterday.
The Holocaust was a lie, Anne Frank's diary was a fake, and Jews are barbaric and unsanitary: All those are posts that are still available on Facebook despite being reported to the social media giant.
For a long time the people, in spite of paying all types of taxes and utility bill, are encountering problems caused by the unsanitary condition.
He noted that government will not hesitate to close the market for unhygienic and unsanitary conditions as well as violent and chaotic conduct including such acts that may threaten the security of not just the market but the entire state.
They said that owing to prevailed unsanitary condition in various areas of the city the growth of mosquitoes intensified, resultantly they attacked the people causing arising the malaria patients including women and children.
"People are walking to offer funeral prayers and they have been left impure [due to walking through the unsanitary water]," Justice Nisar observed.