unsanitary


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un·san·i·tar·y

 (ŭn-săn′ĭ-tĕr′ē)
adj.
Not sanitary.

unsanitary

(ʌnˈsænɪtərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
not conducive to or promoting health; dirty or unhygienic
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"

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
Translations

unsanitary

[ˌʌnˈsænɪtərɪ] ADJinsalubre, antihigiénico

unsanitary

adjunhygienisch

un·san·i·tar·y

a. insalubre, malsano.

unsanitary

adj antihigiénico
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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.
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.
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The situation where children are forced to live virtually in the open in totally unsanitary conditions cannot be allowed to continue.
It had medicinal purposes and was a safe alternative to unsanitary water.
Don't use your fishing knife to cut cloth for a bandage; it is unsanitary and gross.
In an era when hospitals were filthy, dark, and unsanitary, Florence Nightingale ushered about a revolution in British military medical care.