Definitions for unwholesomeʌnˈhoʊl səm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwholesome(adj)

    detrimental to physical or moral well-being

    "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"


  1. unwholesome(Adjective)

    Not wholesome; unfavorable to health; insalubrious; unhealthy; as, unwholesome air; unwholesome food.

  2. unwholesome(Adjective)

    Not sound; diseased; tainted; impaired; defective.

  3. unwholesome(Adjective)

    Indicating unsound health; characteristic of or suggesting an unsound condition, physical or mental; repulsive; offensive.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles Lamb:

    Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.

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