HyperDic: unwholesome

English > 1 sense of the word unwholesome:
ADJECTIVEallunwholesomedetrimental to physical or moral well-being
English > unwholesome: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningdetrimental to physical or moral well-being.
Examples
  • "unwholesome food"
  • "unwholesome habits like smoking"
Narrowerinsalubrious, unhealthful, unhealthydetrimental to health
insubstantiallacking in nutritive value
morbidSuggesting an unhealthy mental state
nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vileCausing or able to cause nausea
richContaining plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar
See alsoharmfulCausing or capable of causing harm
noxiousinjurious to physical or mental health
unhealthfuldetrimental to good health
unhealthynot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
unsoundnot sound financially
Oppositewholesomeconducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
Spanishinsalubre, insano
Nounsunwholesomenessthe quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you

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