hygienic

[ hahy-jee-en-ik, hahy-jen-, -jee-nik ]SEE DEFINITION OF hygienic
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The State concession of an unnatural vice cannot be hygienic.

"I will put it on hygienic grounds," said Dill, smiling acutely.

A crisis was at hand, and all depended on the hygienic regeneration of the city.

But from our standpoint it is their hygienic importance that is insisted upon.

The moral aspect of this subject is even more grave than 419the hygienic.

It is possible that the shoe was cleft like the modern 'hygienic' shoe.

All that Paganel said of the hygienic qualities of the climate was realized.

Hence it is well, for hygienic reasons, to consider its laws.

Poets have exalted it, and in these hygienic days doctors have condemned it.

This was not the hygienic hostelry of to-day, but a barracks on First Avenue.

WORD ORIGIN

1833, from French hygiénique, from hygiène; see hygiene. The earlier adjective was hygienal (1660s).

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