unwashedness

unwashedness

(ʌnˈwɒʃtnəs)
n
the quality or state of being unwashed
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(16-17) Rowse sustains this lament throughout the memoir: "but 0 the untidiness, the scruffiness, the positive grubbiness, the aura and aroma of nicotined unwashedness! (Eliot's neat and well-groomed prissyness for me)" (43).
I was accused both at art college and as a member of a TV production team of not taking my work seriously because I wore lipstick, when all around revelled in their great 'worthy' unwashedness. And I never trust a badly dressed, make-up free woman when she comments 'you're so glamorous'; as never before has an apparent compliment been so loaded with accusation and contempt.