adjective, slov·en·li·er, slov·en·li·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM slovenlyslov·en·li·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for slovenliness
Against these attributes their pig-headedness, narrow-mindedness, laziness, and slovenliness had to be admitted.South African Memories|Lady Sarah Wilson
He would have regarded this as a mere piece of slovenliness, like leaving the last page illegible.Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens|G. K. Chesterton
In spite of this slovenliness in detail there is colour and light in all recollections of Baghdad's dusty streets.A Dweller in Mesopotamia|Donald Maxwell
His thin skin and sensitive nerves make him more conscious of roughness and slovenliness than others.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
At last the Beau was reduced to the level of that slovenliness which he had considered as the next step to perdition.The Wits and Beaux of Society|Grace & Philip Wharton