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unwholesome

un·whole·some

unwholesome

pronunciation:
uhn hol sm
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: harmful to one's physical or emotional health; unhealthy.
unwholesome junk food
synonyms:
deleterious, insalubrious, noisome, noxious, unhealthful, unhealthy
antonyms:
healthy, wholesome
similar words:
bad, harmful, hurtful, injurious, pernicious, poisonous
definition 2: looking unhealthy or diseased.
an unwholesome appearance
synonyms:
sickly, unhealthy
antonyms:
healthy, wholesome
similar words:
anemic, morbid
definition 3: morally objectionable or unhealthy.
an unwholesome private life
synonyms:
impure, unhealthy
antonyms:
wholesome
similar words:
corrupt, demoralizing, depraved, dirty, immoral, indecent, noxious
derivations: unwholesomely (adv.), unwholesomeness (n.)
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