Immaculate vs Cleanliness - What's the difference?

immaculate | cleanliness |


As an adjective immaculate

is having no stain or blemish; spotless, undefiled, clear, pure.

As a noun cleanliness is

the property of being cleanly, or habitually clean; good hygiene.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

immaculate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having no stain or blemish; spotless, undefiled, clear, pure.
  • Were but my soul as pure From other guilt as that, Heaven did not hold One more immaculate . —
    Thou sheer, immaculate and silver fountain. — Shakespeare, Richard II , V-iii.

    Synonyms

    * spotless * undefiled * unsullied

    Derived terms

    * Immaculate Conception * immaculately * immaculateness

    cleanliness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • the property of being cleanly, or habitually clean; good hygiene
  • Cleanliness is next to godliness. (proverb)