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unsavory

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of UNSAVORY

1
disagreeable or disgusting to the sense of taste <an unsavory blend of spices that simply overwhelmed the fish's delicate flavor>
Synonyms brackish, unappetizing, unpalatable, unsavory, yucky (also yukky)
2
not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable <unsavory doings that ruined the couple's good name in the community>
Related Words base, contemptible, despicable, dirty, disreputable, evil-minded, ignoble, ill, infernal, low, mean, snide, sordid; atrocious, cruel, infamous, nasty; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, objectionable, obscene, offensive, reprehensible; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, libertine, loose, low-minded, perverted, reprobate, scrofulous, sick, unhealthy; cursed (also curst), cussed, defiling, noxious, pernicious, pestilential, ugly, ungodly, unwholesome; banned, barred, condemned, discouraged, forbidden, illegal, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed, unauthorized, unclean; disallowed; execrable, lousy, miserable, wretched; errant, erring, fallen, unprincipled, unscrupulous; improper, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, naughty, unbecoming, unseemly, vulgar; dishonest, dishonorable
4
lacking in taste or flavor <the unsavory food dished up at the rest area's restaurant should be consumed only by the truly desperate>
Antonyms flavorful, flavorsome, sapid, savory (also savoury), tasteful, tasty

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