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Synonyms of 'unhygienic'

(adjective) 
Definition
dirty and likely to cause disease or infection
Parts of the shop were very dirty and unhygienic.
Synonyms
insanitary
The prison remains disgracefully crowded and insanitary.
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dirty
The woman had matted hair and dirty fingernails.
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filthy
The water looks stale and filthy.
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unhealthy
the unhealthy environment of a coal mine
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foul
foul, polluted water
, ,
polluted
,
noxious
carbon monoxide and other noxious gases
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unclean
By bathing in unclean water, they expose themselves to contamination.
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impure
They were warned against drinking the impure water from the stream.
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unwholesome
a chemically reactive ecologically unwholesome substance
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unsanitary
diseases caused by unsanitary conditions
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disease-ridden
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skanky (slang)
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germ-ridden
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festy (Australian, slang)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of dirty
Definition
covered or marked with dirt
The woman had matted hair and dirty fingernails.
Synonyms
soiled,
polluted,
sullied,
grotty (slang),
grungy (slang),
scuzzy (slang),
begrimed,
skanky (slang),
festy (Australian, slang)
in the sense of filthy
The water looks stale and filthy.
Synonyms
polluted,
faecal,
scummy,
scuzzy (slang, US),
skanky (slang),
feculent,
festy (Australian, slang)
in the sense of foul
Definition
full of dirt or offensive matter
foul, polluted water
Synonyms
polluted,
tainted,
sullied,
grotty (slang),
grungy (slang),
scuzzy (slang),
skanky (slang),
olid,
yucky or yukky (slang),
festy (Australian, slang),
yucko (Australian, slang)

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