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Griminess   Listen

The state of being grimy.  Synonym: grubbiness.

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"Griminess" Quotes from Famous Books

... bathing-tub. And furthermore, it is one mighty difference between them and us, that every man and woman on our side of the water has a working-day suit and a holiday suit, and is occasionally as fresh as a rose, whereas, in the good old country, the griminess of his labor or squalid habits clings forever to the individual, and gets to be a part of his personal substance. These are broad facts, involving great corollaries and dependencies. There are really, if you stop to think ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 11, No. 65, March, 1863 • Various

Words linked to "Griminess" :   uncleanness, grimy, dirtiness

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