unsanitary Definition

not clean or sterile, likely to cause disease.

Using unsanitary: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unsanitary" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The kitchen was unsanitary and infested with cockroaches.

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    The water in the pool was unsanitary and had to be drained.

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    The restaurant was closed due to unsanitary conditions.

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    The hospital was fined for unsanitary practices.

unsanitary Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for unsanitary


Summary: unsanitary in Brief

The term 'unsanitary' [ˌʌnˈsænɪtəri] refers to something that is not clean or sterile and may cause disease. It can be used to describe places like kitchens, pools, restaurants, and hospitals that are contaminated and pose a health risk. Synonyms include 'dirty,' 'unclean,' and 'germy.'