insanitary

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adjective in·san·i·tary \(ˌ)in-ˈsa-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of insanitary

  1. :  unclean enough to endanger health :  contaminated

insanitation

play \in-ˌsa-nə-ˈtā-shən\ noun

1866

First Known Use of insanitary

1866


INSANITARY Defined for English Language Learners

insanitary

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adjective

Definition of insanitary for English Language Learners

  • : dirty and likely to cause disease


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insanitary

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adjective in·san·i·tary \(ˈ)in-ˈsan-ə-ˌter-ē\

Medical Definition of insanitary

  1. :  unclean enough to endanger health

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