unappetizing

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un·ap·pe·tiz·ing

 (ŭn-ăp′ĭ-tī′zĭng)
adj.
Not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste.

un·ap′pe·tiz′ing·ly adv.
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unappetizing

(ʌnˈæpɪˌtaɪzɪŋ) or

unappetising

adj
1. (Cookery) (of food) not pleasing or stimulating to the appetite
2. (of a prospect, person, etc) not appealing or attractive: unappetizing to investors.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unappetizing - not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or tasteunappetizing - not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste
unpalatable - not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind; "an unpalatable meal"; "unpalatable truths"; "unpalatable behavior"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
appetising, appetizing - appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
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unappetizing

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unappetizing

adjective
So unpleasant in flavor as to be inedible:
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Translations

unappetizing

[ˈʌnˈæpɪtaɪzɪŋ] ADJpoco apetitoso, poco apetecible (fig) → poco apetecible, nada atractivo
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unappetizing

[ˌʌnˈæpɪtaɪzɪŋ] adjpeu appétissant(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

unappetizing

adjunappetitlich; prospect, thoughtwenig verlockend
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unappetizing

[ʌnˈæpɪˌtaɪzɪŋ] adjpoco appetitoso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
The sauce has a pesky habit of separating, leaving a few pools of oil sitting unappetisingly on the surface - not that it matters as soon as I get a forkful to my mouth.
Made from wheat and sometimes unappetisingly referred to as fried gluten, it is surprisingly similar to the look and texture of meat when cooked, making it a popular meat substitute.
Hopelessly - and unappetisingly - undersold on the menu ("served with cucumber salad") it was in fact a tasty triumph packed with cherry tomatoes and spring onions, swimming in a quite divine chilli dressing.
Toffee coal from artisan confectioner Kenspeckle is being stocked at Selfridges, and has been flying off the shelves of the famous department store - despite rather unappetisingly looking like lumps of the black stuff.
The association of food with the body is a continuous thread throughout the novel, and here, peeled fruit is described unappetisingly as "(eye)balls".
Worst of all, these poor little chips were served unappetisingly in a little polystyrenus burgerus boxus.
And that was just to fetch two mugs of tea (2x 70p) and two teacakes (2x pounds 1.25), each served with unappetisingly sliced, oversized wedges of butter.