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Definition 1: detrimental to physical or moral well-being - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where unwholesome or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • unwholesome food
  • unwholesome habits like smoking

(unwholesome is similar to ...) containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar

"rich desserts" "they kept gorging on rich foods"

(unwholesome is similar to ...) causing or able to cause nausea

"a nauseating smell" "nauseous offal" "a sickening stench"

(unwholesome is similar to ...) suggesting an unhealthy mental state

"morbid interest in death" "morbid curiosity"

(unwholesome is similar to ...) lacking in nutritive value

"an insubstantial and unsatisfying meal"

(unwholesome is similar to ...) detrimental to health

(means also ...) not sound financially

"unsound banking practices"

(means also ...) injurious to physical or mental health

"noxious chemical wastes" "noxious ideas"

(means also ...) not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind

"unhealthy ulcers"

(means also ...) detrimental to good health

"unhealthful air pollution" "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint"

(means also ...) causing or capable of causing harm

"too much sun is harmful to the skin" "harmful effects of smoking"

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