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Definition of Hygiene


  1. That department of sanitary science which treats of the preservation of health, esp. of households and communities; a system of principles or rules designated for the promotion of health.

Hygiene Quotations

Rules governing defecation, hygiene, and pollution exist in every culture at every period in history. It may in fact be the foundation of civilization: What is toilet training if not the first attempt to turn a child into an acceptable member of society?
Rose George

The 'good' mother, with her fixed smile, her rigidity, her goody-goody outlook, her obsession with unnecessary hygiene, is in fact a fool. It is the 'bad' mother, unafraid of a joke and a glass of wine, richly self-expressive, scornful of suburban values, who is, in reality, good.
Rachel Cusk

Irony is the hygiene of the mind.
Elizabeth Bibesco

Ya know what I do almost every day? I wash. Personal hygiene is part of the package with me.
Jim Carrey

The Secretary of Hygiene or Physical Culture will be far more important in the cabinet of the President of the United States who holds office in the year 2035 than the Secretary of War.
Nikola Tesla
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Hygiene Translations

hygiene in German is Gesundheitspflege
hygiene in Italian is igiene
hygiene in Norwegian is hygiene
hygiene in Portuguese is higiene
hygiene in Spanish is higiene
hygiene in Swedish is hygien
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