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Dirtiness

See also Filth.
Daw, Margery
sold her bed and slept on dirt. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 297]
Madison, Oscar
disheveled and sloppy sportswriter for New York Herald. [Am. Drama: The Odd Couple; TV: “The Odd Couple” in Terrace, II, 160]
Pig Pen
“a walking dust storm.” [Comics: “Peanuts” in Horn, 542–543]
hoopoe
filthy bird; lines nest with dung. [Medieval Animal Symbolism: White, 150]
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District Chairman Mir Dawood Khan Notezai expressed his displeasure over the dirtiness, wrong parking and encroachments who later directed the concerned officials to get the city rid off such issues causing disturbance for masses.
64% clinicians identified untidiness as a schizophrenic hygiene pattern whereas 92% revealed dirtiness as an indication of schizophrenia.
8) The endless attacks and the violence received by the Candomble religious spaces throughout the country are the consequence of racist religious thought built around these spaces that conflate the uncommon with the devil, dirtiness, and blackness.
We can also avoid countering the problems due to dirtiness this way and also the emerging diseases," he added.
BANNU -- The commuters and elected member of Muhallah Musnhian protested in front of Bannu Press Club here on Tuesday against the dirtiness in the area.
Blamed for its side effects (it emits as much as twice the amount of carbon dioxide released from natural gas, per unit of energy) and for its dirtiness (adding sulfur dioxide, arsenic, mercury, cadmium and lead to the air), the most abundant fossil fuel on Earth has begun to bow out.
Among the changes I've observed, the most shocking is the dirtiness of the streets.
She challenges the conventional moral patterns of the rich who try to hide their dirtiness under the cloak of their moral blackmail.
Entergy Arkansas officials have said those rankings are more reflections of the size of those plants than their dirtiness.
Interweaving these threads suggests how racial blackness came to be conflated with microbial dirtiness, even as Fascist period concerns for hygiene in soap packaging gave way to boom period obsessions with beauty in cosmetic ads.