Origin of hygienic
Examples from the Web for hygienic
When the bishop and most of his missionaries died, Livingstone reviled them for not taking “hygienic” precautions.Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? The Victorian Explorer at 200|Tim Jeal|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Allegra, which is about a third of the size of the Concordia, still has no power and hygienic conditions are worsening.
My hygienic arrangements are unimportant compared to the real issues and sacrifices at stake.
The trust also supports a pharmacy, quarters for doctors, and a hygienic facility for childbirth.
He even rolled up his sleeve for a jab to show how safe and hygienic the whole thing was.
These general facts have an important bearing upon the hygienic management of dyspepsia in the aged.
He is also the hygienic adviser in all matters relating to study and recreation.Colleges in America|John Marshall Barker
She was in her hygienic dress, and had a small, tin botanical case slung over her shoulders.The Rubicon|E. F. Benson
It seems that the church they attend is very modern and hygienic, like our doctor, and has introduced individual communion cups.Dear Enemy|Jean Webster
Hygienic considerations sometimes oblige us to perform this operation in others.The Sexual Question|August Forel
1833, from French hygiénique, from hygiène; see hygiene. The earlier adjective was hygienal (1660s).