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noun as in disorderliness

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Mere hastiness or slovenliness of work is not identical with the effect of inability to achieve mechanical neatness.

Books were strewn here and there, but there was no slovenliness or untidiness; and, ha!

The voices of the sleepy porters on the quay roused in him a craving for the gentle slovenliness of Irish speech.

In this method it is not always easy to distinguish economy from skill, or slovenliness from science.

Let him whose own enunciation is chemically free from localism or slovenliness cast the first stone even at "mebbe" and "ruther."


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slovenliness, such as: disorganization, messiness, sloppiness, untidiness, and grunginess.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.