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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Distasteful or disagreeable.
  • adjective Not savory.
  • adjective Morally offensive.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not savory; tasteless; insipid.
  • Disagreeable to the taste or smell. Unpleasing; offensive, intellectually or morally; disagreeable.
  • Synonyms Unpalatable, ill-flavored, state.
  • Disgusting, nauseous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not savory; without flavor.
  • adjective Of bad taste; distasteful.
  • adjective Making an activity undesirable.
  • adjective Disreputable, not respectable, of questionable moral character.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective morally offensive
  • adjective not pleasing in odor or taste

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