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synonyms for cleanliness

  • freshness
  • purity
  • sanitation
  • asepsis
  • disinfection
  • immaculateness
  • nattiness
  • neatness
  • spotlessness
  • spruceness
  • sterility
  • tidiness
  • trimness
See also synonyms for: cleanlinesses

antonyms for cleanliness

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  • dirtiness
  • filth
  • griminess
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How to use cleanliness in a sentence

Smokers, tossing pipes and puffing smoke over the dinner-table, forgot all cleanliness and modesty.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Cleverly though they manipulate, cleanliness is not their besetting weakness.
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Perfect cleanliness and careful adjustment of each article in the dress are indispensable in a finished toilet.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
They are discreditable-looking places where there is no order, no cleanliness but utter confusion and horrible din and noise.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
In view of their tidy raiment and their general air of cleanliness, it seemed a mistake to class them as Indians.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
If cleanliness be next to godliness, a good cleaning would do it good and improve its affinities.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
However great the appetite of the elephant, he eats with moderation, and his taste for cleanliness gets the better of his wants.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The place was smaller and poorer altogether than Maxfield's house, although it did not yield to it in cleanliness.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
Cleanliness was imposed on their own children, and exacted from other mothers of kindergarten children.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
Before this, through talks by doctors and nurses, the relation between health and cleanliness had been discovered.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
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WORDS RELATED TO CLEANLINESS

  • clarity
  • cleanliness
  • clearness
  • freshness
  • pureness
  • spotlessness
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