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- n. The state or quality of being unwholesome.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being unwholesome, in any sense; insalubrity; unhealthfulness: as, the unwholesomeness of a climate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
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He never gave countenance to morbidness, self-pity, or any kind of unwholesomeness in grief.
But at the time the collision between her iceberg-bright, wholesome exterior and the rumours of "unwholesomeness" served only to spark her audience's appetite.
The principal themes of sex and death were considered scandalous, and the book became a byword for unwholesomeness among mainstream critics of the day.
There is another purely economic explanation that works just as well, however - scandal is now seen as a means of promotion and is anxiously played up by a media environment that markets the worship of shoddy legitimized unwholesomeness okay - crack dealer, concealed carry charge, domestic violence; not okay - dog fighting, being gay in hiphop.
I've read about propaganda decrying the unholiness or unwholesomeness of others, and how that propaganda has fueled atrocities.
He identified with the public tantrums, all the rude demands, the strokes of unwholesomeness that Bobby consistently delivered, the open show of bitterness when he lost.
I knew there was some unwholesomeness in there somewhere.
I can imagine a soldier huddled in a hole in the Iraqi desert emailing home complaints about the lack of body armor or the unwholesomeness of food or some other complaint that focuses on the decision making of persons senior to him.
I happen to share Sherlock Holmes' prejudice about the unwholesomeness of life outside the cities.
I believe anything short of that, any thing that violates that, anything that breaks God's law and violates God's plan leads not to happiness but to unhappiness, not to wholesomeness but to unwholesomeness.