[ UK /ʌnha‍ɪd‍ʒˈiːnɪk/ ]
  1. unclean and constituting a likely cause of disease
    pathetic dogs kept in small unhygienic cages
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How To Use unhygienic In A Sentence

  • As the Evening Press Easter investigation had found, many were dirty and unhygienic - hardly creating the best impression.
  • The conditions are so unhygienic and ugly-the rooms are not even sanitized, cleaned, or air-conditioned.
  • He was a chain-smoker, and was smelly and unhygienic, with filthy fingernails. Times, Sunday Times
  • The unhygienic practice of open defecation leads to contamination of water sources and high incidence of disease.
  • But urgent refurbishments on things such as faulty lifts, damaged fire alarms, unhygienic kitchens and poor sanitation were also needed.
  • It becomes more frequent, the more unhygienically the patients handle their expectoration, the more there is a lack of light and air, and the more closely the sick are crowded together with the healthy. Robert Koch - Nobel Lecture
  • And, somewhat predictably if unhygienically, she wants to ‘spit in their face’ too.
  • Later, when her beloved child wakened the night-porter, Jane Coop, blue with anxiety and cold, most unhygienically closed the window and thankfully padded off to her comfortable bed. The Hawk of Egypt
  • Instead, on the eve of the opening ceremony Sunday, setbacks such as unhygienic accommodations and collapsing structures have triggered accusations of corruption and ineptitude. On eve of Commonwealth Games, India's persistent red tape is in spotlight
  • At some schools, parents formed working bees on weekends to clean unhygienic toilet blocks.
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