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unwholesome

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1 bad for the well-being of the body
  • health inspectors shut down several food stands that were using tainted and unwholesome meat

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2 having or showing lowered moral character or standards
  • despite having been raised in such unwholesome environments as a brothel and a traveling circus, singer Edith Piaf rose to international stardom

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The first known use of unwholesome was in the 13th century

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“Unwholesome.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unwholesome. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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