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adjective as in dirty, unclean

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As a mayoral candidate, Gloria criticized Faulconer’s focus on enforcement affecting homeless San Diegans, which the former mayor ratcheted up amid a deadly 2017 hepatitis A outbreak fueled by unsanitary conditions in homeless camps.

Milroy—observing the disease in the middle of a crisis—ultimately concluded that cholera spread as a result of unsanitary conditions.

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A scathing FDA inspection report on the Emergent plant in April cited unsanitary conditions and a lack of adherence to basic protocols intended to prevent contamination of the vaccine.

The FDA issued a harsh inspection report that found unsanitary conditions and a lack of training and procedures to prevent contamination of vaccine batches.

Those doses were not made in the Emergent BioSolutions plant in Baltimore that was the subject of an FDA inspection report issued Wednesday that detailed unsanitary conditions and other problems.

The majority of the early cases were traced back to unsanitary needles.

And many parents prefer not to bring small children to the gloomy and often unsanitary hotels near the colonies.

The camp now is now an unsanitary eyesore, strewn with garbage, drug paraphernalia, and rats looking for leftovers.

The FDA is cracking down after finding unsanitary conditions at airline caterers.

And digging a hole in the backyard for cooking meat sounds just plain unsanitary.

(a) Poor nutrition, which usually accompanies unsanitary conditions, poor and insufficient food, etc.

Slates are dirty and unsanitary: let the children write on paper that has a dull finish.

Yet in these sections the worst possible home conditions will exist—unsanitary schools, dirty streets, badly paved.

Rome was afflicted by one of those pestilences which one finds in all the epochs of the history of this unsanitary city.

There were carts loaded with pungent and unsanitary-looking food.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unsanitary, such as: contaminated, filthy, unhealthy, unhealthful, dusty, and foul.

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