Dirt, untidiness, and noise, seem in nowise to afflict them.
For heaven's sake forgive the untidiness of this whole note.
Books were strewn here and there, but there was no slovenliness or untidiness; and, ha!
Had Clare never got into a row for untidiness in her own young days?
untidiness, uncleanness, carelessness, and shabbiness are not at all beautiful ornaments in a holy life.
untidiness is execrable, reprehensible, unseemly, and quite detestable.
Frederick glanced hurriedly about the room, the untidiness of it all striking his sensitiveness.
The smallness, the untidiness, the pure joy of Squibs Bailly's study!
"I'll leave this untidiness for your man to clear," said Kitson.
In England she had borrowed the untidiness and tawdriness that degrade the English poor.
early 13c., "untimely, unseasonable, unsuitable," from un- (1) "not" + tidy (adj.). Cf. West Frisian ontidich, Middle Dutch ontidich, Dutch ontijdig, Old High German unzitich, German unzeitig, Norwegian utidig "untimely, unseasonable, unfavorable." Meaning "poorly cared for, not neat" is recorded from mid-14c.