unwholesome

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unwholesome (comparative more unwholesome, superlative most unwholesome)

  1. Not wholesome; unfavorable to health; insalubrious; unhealthy; as, unwholesome air; unwholesome food.
  2. Not sound; diseased; tainted; impaired; defective.
  3. Indicating unsound health; characteristic of or suggesting an unsound condition, physical or mental; repulsive; offensive.

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  • unwholesome in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911