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1. cleanliness

noun. ['ˈklɛnliːnɪs'] diligence in keeping clean.

Synonyms

  • neatness
  • fastidiousness
  • trait

Antonyms

  • untidiness
  • disorder
  • disorderliness
  • attentiveness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • cleanly (English)
  • clenly (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Cleanliness

  • friendliness

Example sentences of the word cleanliness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Housekeeping can refer to a group that tends to the cleanliness and organisation of a building.

Quotes containing the word cleanliness


1. Cleanliness is the scourge of art.
- Craig Brown

2. cleanliness

noun. ['ˈklɛnliːnɪs'] the habit of keeping free of superficial imperfections.

Synonyms

  • use

Antonyms

  • discipline
  • irresoluteness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • cleanly (English)
  • clenly (Middle English (1100-1500))
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