un tidinesses

untidy

[uhn-tahy-dee]
adjective, untidier, untidiest.
1.
not tidy or neat; slovenly; disordered: an untidy room; an untidy person.
2.
not well-organized or carried out: an untidy plan.
verb (used with object), untidied, untidying.
3.
to mess up; disorder; disarrange: The guests untidied the room.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English; see un-1, tidy

untidily, adverb
untidiness, noun
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untidy (ʌnˈtaɪdɪ)
 
adj , -dier, -diest
1.  not neat; slovenly
 
vb , -dier, -diest, -dies, -dying, -died
2.  (tr) to make untidy
 
un'tidily
 
adv
 
un'tidiness
 
n

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untidy
early 13c., "untimely, unseasonable, unsuitable," from un- (1) "not" + tidy. Cf. W.Fris. ontidich, M.Du. ontidich, Du. ontijdig, O.H.G. unzitich, Ger. unzeitig, Norw. utidig "untimely, unseasonable, unfavorable." Meaning "poorly cared for, not neat" is recorded from mid-14c.
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