unclean

[ uhn-kleen ]
/ ʌnˈklin /

adjective, un·clean·er, un·clean·est.

not clean; dirty.
morally impure; evil; vile: unclean thoughts.
Chiefly Biblical. having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to the laws, especially the dietary or ceremonial laws: an unclean animal; unclean persons.

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Origin of unclean

before 900; Middle English unclene, Old English unclǣne. See un-1, clean

OTHER WORDS FROM unclean

un·clean·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unclean

unclean
/ (ʌnˈkliːn) /

adjective

lacking moral, spiritual, ritual, or physical cleanliness

Derived forms of unclean

uncleanness, noun
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