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The atmosphere of the gay but unventilated rooms was heavy and noxious.

It often occurs in unventilated tenements on stifling nights.

To be sure, the day was warm and the house was unventilated.

This latter was unventilated, but was trapped with an S pipe at bottom.

The dark, unventilated bedroom is going with them, and the open sewer.

It's a nasty, unventilated hole, and they lock you and the attorneys all in together.

Cairo strikes one as unventilated and unsterilised, even when the sun and wind are scouring it together.

The cells were situated below the sea-level; and were damp, unventilated, choked with filth and swarming with vermin.

Crowded into the dark, unventilated holds of these rotten hulks, more thousands succumbed to disease and were thrown overboard.

The heat of the railway cars and their unventilated condition invariably brings it back when I think it going.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "to blow away something" (of wind), from Latin ventilatus, past participle of ventilare "to brandish, toss in the air, winnow, fan, agitate, set in motion," from ventulus "a breeze," diminutive of ventus "wind" (see wind (n.1)). Original notion is of cleaning grain by tossing it in the air and letting the wind blow away the chaff. Meaning "supply a room with fresh air" first recorded 1660s (implied in ventilation). Slang sense of "shoot" (someone) is recorded from 1875. Related: Ventilated; ventilating.

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