Books were strewn here and there, but there was no slovenliness or untidiness; and, ha!
Too little attention to dress and surroundings is slovenliness.
"This is not disorder, but the usual Russian slovenliness," Markelov replied gloomily.
It may be marked by neatness and propriety, or by slovenliness and want of taste.
Griseldas raggedness must not be construed into slovenliness.