unsanitary

[ uhn-san-i-ter-ee ]
/ ʌnˈsæn ɪˌtɛr i /

adjective

not sanitary; unhealthy or unhealthful; tending to harbor or spread disease: unsanitary living conditions.

Origin of unsanitary

First recorded in 1870–75; un-1 + sanitary

Related forms

un·san·i·tar·i·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unsanitary

unsanitary

/ (ʌnˈsænɪtərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective

not conducive to or promoting health; dirty or unhygienic

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Medicine definitions for unsanitary

unsanitary

[ ŭn-sănĭ-tĕr′ē ]

adj.

Not sanitary.

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