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unsavory

adjective

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1 disagreeable or disgusting to the sense of taste
  • an unsavory blend of spices that simply overwhelmed the fish's delicate flavor

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2 not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable
  • unsavory doings that ruined the couple's good name in the community

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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

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“Unsavory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unsavory. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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