Definition of Cleanness

1. Noun. The state of being clean; without dirt or other impurities.

Generic synonyms: Sanitary Condition
Specialized synonyms: Immaculateness, Spotlessness
Attributes: Clean, Dirty, Soiled, Unclean
Derivative terms: Clean, Clean, Clean, Clean
Antonyms: Dirtiness

2. Noun. Without moral defects.
Generic synonyms: Innocence, Pureness, Purity, Sinlessness, Whiteness
Derivative terms: Clean, Clean

Definition of Cleanness

1. n. The state or quality of being clean.

Definition of Cleanness

1. Noun. Moral purity; innocence. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being physically clean and free of contamination or dirt; cleanliness. ¹

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Definition of Cleanness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cleanness

cleaning lady
cleaning out
cleaning pad
cleaning shoe
cleaning shoes
cleaning up
cleaning woman
cleanness (current term)
cleans out
cleans up

Literary usage of Cleanness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"... Laurence Minot—cleanness and Patience—The 1'earl The TIIK last quarter of the thirteenth century is not a very fruitful period of English literature—so ..."

2. Early English Alliterative Poems in the West-Midland Dialect of the by Richard Morris, British Library (1864)
"cleanness discloses fair forms. God is angry u ith the unclean worshipper, and with false priests. The pure worshipper receives great reward. ..."

3. Physiognomy Illustrated; Or, Nature's Revelations of Character: A by Joseph Simms (1889)
"cleanness Large—The Duchess of Kent, the mother of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, ... cleanness Small — Nathaniel Bently, the dirtiest man in England. ..."

4. European Agriculture and Rural Economy: From personal observation by Henry Colman (1851)
"cleanness OF CULTIVATION. — Another feature in the Flemish husbandry is the cleanness of their cultivation. They spare no pains in the eradication of every ..."

5. Transactions by Glasgow Archaeological Society, British Pomological Society (1903)
"]A few further words may well be devoted to The Pearl, cleanness, and Patience, a trio of pieces found in the same MS. with ..."

6. The New Testament by Canadian Bible Society (1889)
"... (1ф bom $errn. after the flesh in the last of an. cleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, self-willed: they are not ... cleanness ..."

7. A Treatise on Masonry Construction by Ira Osborn Baker (1909)
"cleanness. All that was said under this head concerning sand (see § 188-90) applies also to gravel. A quantity of finely divided clay equal to 10 or 20 per ..."

8. Israel Among the Nations: A Study of the Jews and Antisemitism by Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu, Frances Hellman (1895)
"... Jewish Law and Observances on the Race—Judaism is as much a Religion of the Body as of the Soul—Ceremonial Rules and Legal cleanness—IL How the Talmud, ..."

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