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A toilet may be as offensive to good taste and propriety by being too elaborate, as by being slovenly.
Paper is cheap, and a half sheet looks both mean and slovenly.
The park is one of the largest in England, but it showed many evidences of neglect and slovenly care.
In France there is no such excuse, and therefore there should be no such slovenly waste.
His manner of carrying is as slovenly as all his other management.
Many a good drawing has its appearance spoiled through being slovenly dimensioned.
His drawing was often very incorrect, and his execution slovenly.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
Rather different from those wretched, slovenly-looking affairs you see further down.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
Homer is described by one of the ancients to have been of a slovenly and neglected mien and habit; so was Virgil.
Nothing so quickly gives an effect of slovenly speech as the slurring of consonants, where it is not generally adopted.

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