• WordNet 3.6
    • n unsanitariness a state that is not conducive to health
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In literature:

We came at last to Vico in the hills, and found it picturesque to the last degree, and quite equally unsanitary.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
Leather breeches for ladies' use are too unsanitary to merit consideration.
"The Horsewoman" by Alice M. Hayes
They were clothed in rags and their dwellings were both miserable and unsanitary.
"Patrician and Plebeian" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
It is not to be expected that unsanitary conditions will not produce disease here as elsewhere.
"Our Italy" by Charles Dudley Warner
What backward, unsanitary people these Europeans were!
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Unsanitary houses are the results of careless housekeeping, usually a product of apathetic fatalism.
"Euthenics, the science of controllable environment" by Ellen H. Richards
Long hours or unsanitary surroundings meant spoiled material and broken-down machinery and resultant delay.
"Some War-time Lessons" by Frederick P. (Frederick Paul) Keppel
Owing to the lack of a good water supply, and the general unsanitary conditions which prevail, the city is unhealthy.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
Discuss the many evils to which the children are exposed, the lack of rest and exercise, the unsanitary surroundings.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
Improvement of unsanitary houses.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
But before the hand got to it, he reconsidered, perhaps remembering that handkerchiefs are unsanitary.
"Earth Alert!" by Kris Neville
They are unsanitary, hold the dust, and are not nearly as attractive as rugs.
"Remodeled Farmhouses" by Mary H. Northend
We have tens of thousands of dwellings known to be overcrowded, unsanitary, or dangerous.
"Britain for the British" by Robert Blatchford
This was due not only to shockingly unsanitary conditions, but also to inordinate overcrowding.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
The Jews occupy the western section of the town, which is, if possible, more unsanitary than the others.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
In these unsanitary surroundings there is a well authenticated case of a man who was severely afflicted with scurvy.
"Prison Life in Andersonville" by John L. Maile
Because of this characteristic pungent smell, it is often thought that the cheese is made in dirty or unsanitary places.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
When the rooms were large enough and within their means, either they were unsanitary or the owners objected to invalids.
"Mary Ware in Texas" by Annie F. Johnston
The immigrant is blamed for the unsanitary conditions of the slums, when sanitary experts cry shame on our methods of municipal house-cleaning.
"They Who Knock at Our Gates" by Mary Antin
Wooden tubs are things of the past, unsanitary and heavy.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne

In news:

San Antonio Metro Health finds gross unsanitary conditions at Garza Food Market .
Assembly measure could allow proliferation of unsafe and unsanitary home businesses.
Back in March, the bakery was hit with a $90,000 penalty for unsanitary conditions, which owner George Kanemitsu had been appealing.
Unsanitary conditions, worker sloppiness could be to blame.
Customer complains of unsanitary conditions at Safeway.
The Shelby County DHR has removed four adoptive children from their Helena home due to unsanitary living conditions.
Unsanitary conditions at Quinault fish plant led to FDA recall.
Owners of Zuccotti Park Say Conditions Unsanitary From Wall Street Protests.
Egg farms in recall unsanitary .
When a Salon Is Unsanitary , a Bad Nail Job Is a Customer's Least Worry.
What's the most unsanitary spot in your house.
Of all the exotic dangers facing some 64 million Americans who travel abroad each year, the surest way to sideline a vacation remains unsanitary food and water.
It's probably illegal and maybe unsanitary, but look at these pics.
A Sacramento food company is recalling its soy products after government inspectors found unsanitary conditions at its processing facility.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—A Sacramento food company is recalling its soy products after government inspectors found unsanitary conditions at its processing facility.