- conducive to good health; healthful; sanitary.
- of or relating to hygiene.
- not promoting health or cleanliness; unsanitary
- promoting health or cleanliness; sanitary
adj.1883, from un- (1) “not” + hygenic. adj.1833, from French hygiénique, from hygiène; see hygiene. The earlier adjective was hygienal (1660s). adj.
- Of or relating to hygiene.
- Tending to promote or preserve health.