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Definition of "untidiness" []

  • The quality of being untidy (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "untidiness" in a sentence
  • "Lawlessness (or "untidiness," as Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld called the mayhem and looting in Baghdad) will reign until American troops can restore order and the Iraqis can form some kind of government."
  • "It now seems likely that much of the looting and plundering that Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld dismissed as mere "untidiness," the inevitable concomitant of the coming of democracy, constituted the first stage of a carefully planned "war beyond the war.""
  • "The origins in Zamyatin may explain any emphasis on sex, and the presence of a not-very-strong love interest has its partial outcome in a kind of untidiness but also in opening the door to tragedy - indeed, to Tragedy."