Origin of hygiene
Examples from the Web for hygiene
It became something both for the hygiene of the couch and the patient.
She opens them to show diapers, baby food, hygiene products, and clothing.An Iraqi Group Helping Women and Gays Is Receiving Death Threats|Jacob Siegel|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This sounds like a nightmare, but like I mentioned above, it's also an opportunity to step up your Internet hygiene.How to Mitigate the Damage of the Heartbleed Security Hole|Joshua Kopstein|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
UNHCR will press refugee families to bring in their children for vaccination and deal with waste disposal and hygiene.U.N. Prepares for Regional Polio Outbreak in Syria and Lebanon|Josh Rogin|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A similar monastic silence reigned, and the atmosphere was also of high seriousness and hygiene.
Lost wealth can be replaced by industry; lost health by hygiene; but lost time is gone forever.Hidden Treasures|Harry A. Lewis
In architecture and hygiene, a building fitted up for and appropriated to bathing.
A text on physiology, hygiene, and sanitation for upper grammar or junior high schools.College Teaching|Paul Klapper
There can be no doubt that the ravages of tuberculosis could be materially arrested by compliance with the laws of hygiene.Industrial Cuba|Robert P. Porter
Street police was still quite in its infancy; hygiene an art scarce beginning to be practised.The Story of Chartres|Cecil Headlam
British Dictionary definitions for hygiene
Word Origin for hygiene
Word Origin and History for hygiene
1670s, from French hygiène, ultimately from Greek hygieine techne "the healthful art," from hygies "healthy," literally "living well" (personified as the goddess Hygieia), from PIE *eyu-gwie-es- "having a vigorous life." The Greek adjective was used by Aristotle as a noun meaning "health."