1. a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑sloppiness, ↑unkemptness
Derivationally related forms: ↑unkempt (for: ↑unkemptness), ↑slovenly, ↑sloppy (for: ↑sloppiness)
Hypernyms: ↑untidiness
Hyponyms: ↑shagginess
2. habitual uncleanliness
Derivationally related forms: ↑slovenly
Hypernyms: ↑uncleanliness
Hyponyms: ↑slatternliness, ↑sluttishness

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