Antonyms for cleanliness


Grammar : Noun
Spell : adjective klen-lee; adverb kleen-lee
Phonetic Transcription : adjective ˈklɛn li; adverb ˈklin li


Définition cleanliness

Origin :
  • early 15c., from cleanly + -ness.
  • Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness. [John Wesley, Sermon "On Dress," c.1791]
  • noun cleanness
Example sentences :
  • Rags and tidiness, filth and cleanliness, lay almost touching.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Stables and neat-houses were the perfection of cleanliness and airiness.
  • Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • They felt that they were bound to have rest and cleanliness.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • So nourishment, cleanliness, and ventilation are the main remedies.
  • Extract from : « The Uncommercial Traveller » by Charles Dickens
  • There was no luxury, no artistic feature, no cleanliness even.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • The Thibetan women, on the contrary, are very fond of cleanliness and order.
  • Extract from : « The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ » by Nicolas Notovitch
  • She 50 was sitting in her kitchen, which bore its usual aspect of order and cleanliness.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • When she entered their home for the first time, she was amazed at the cleanliness of the lodging.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • He felt profoundly happy in the peacefulness and cleanliness of the garden.
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
  • Ireland is badly off for soap, and cleanliness is next to godliness.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

Synonyms for cleanliness

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