underventilated love



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  • adj. Insufficiently ventilated.


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under- +‎ ventilated


  • Today this means places like Bangladesh and the “special economic zones” or “export processing zones” of China, where workers—squeezed into underlit, underventilated, deafening factories to perform mind-numbing, repetitive drudgery, sometimes for eleven hours a day—receive wages as low as ten to thirteen cents per hour.27 Free speech and the right to form a trade union are routinely repressed as well.


  • It's Monday, and that means – like every other Monday from now until the end of infinity itself – you're sat in a hellishly underventilated office, rearranging paperclips and staring at spreadsheets.

    Celebrity Haiku: The Year In Review

  • How can you perform well if the same morning you have to get up at 5am to catch a plane from Stansted and then sit in underventilated aircraft cabins for x hours?

    Archive 2004-03-01

  • Witness the discomfort of the consumptive, trained to fresh air at a sanatorium, when he returns to his overheated and underventilated home, or the actual pain experienced in readjusting our own healthy bodies to the stuffy workroom or schoolroom after a summer vacation out of doors.

    Civics and Health

  • The other was that despite the cramped, overheated and underventilated club, she did not sweat.

    Flames Rising Horror Webzine

  • It was there, in a cramped, damp and underventilated cellar beneath the family home, that Elisabeth was incarcerated for nearly a quarter of a century.

    Raw Story


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