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Definition of "unclean" []

  • Foul or dirty. (adjective)
  • Morally defiled; unchaste. (adjective)
  • Ceremonially impure. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unclean" in a sentence
  • "Pork is described as "unclean" and therefore unfit for human consumption along with other types of meat, such as carrion, the carcass of dead animals Chapter 6, Verse 145."
  • "I also find Karzai not to my liking, infected with a foreign education and with relatives living in unclean places."
  • "Pope Benedict speaks of lepers - the "unclean" - and points out that leprosy can be a symbol for sin."