What is another word for unkempt?

645 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ʌnkˈɛmpt], [ ʌnkˈɛmpt], [ ʌ_n_k_ˈɛ_m_p_t]

"Unkempt" is a word that describes something that is disorderly or messy in appearance. Synonyms for "unkempt" include disheveled, scruffy, tousled, rumpled, bedraggled, shabby, untidy, and chaotic. These synonyms can be used to describe anything from unkempt hair to an untidy room or neglected garden. Disheveled refers to hair or clothing that is messy and unkempt. Scruffy and tousled typically describe a scruffy appearance that looks disheveled and unkempt. Rumpled refers to folds or wrinkles that are messy. Bedraggled is used to describe a messy or disheveled appearance, especially when it comes to clothing. Shabby refers to something that appears old or worn out. Chaos and untidy refer to anything that is disordered or unorganized. Using these synonyms in your writing can add depth and variety to your descriptions.

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How to use "Unkempt" in context?

There is nothing quite as unkempt as a person who refuses to take care of themselves. They may have a few snips and tucks here and there, but overall they appear to be a mess. This negligence can lead to a number of health concerns, not the least of which is an increased risk of infection. It's no wonder then that people who are unkempt often feel uncomfortable and unattractive.

If your home is cluttered and your hair is greasy, you're not alone.

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