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[in-san-i-tey-shuh n]
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  1. lack of sanitation or sanitary regulation; unclean or unhealthy condition.
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Origin of insanitation

First recorded in 1880–85; in-3 + sanitation
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Examples from the Web for insanitation

Historical Examples

  • Also a certain amount of inspection, with the disclosure of an enormous amount of insanitation.

    The Sanitary Evolution of London

    Henry Lorenzo Jephson

  • He complains of having to neglect a great many cases of insanitation owing to want of staff.

  • Once more the approach of Asiatic cholerathe nemesis of insanitation, and of fainant local authoritiescreated anxiety.