unwholesomeness


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un·whole·some

 (ŭn-hōl′səm)
adj.
1. Not conducive to good health; unhealthy: unwholesome foods.
2. Suggestive of disease or bad health: an unwholesome pallor.
3. Not conducive to morality; morally harmful: found his enthusiasm for gambling unwholesome.

un·whole′some·ly adv.
un·whole′some·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unwholesomeness - the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for youunwholesomeness - the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
noisomeness, noxiousness, harmfulness - the quality of being noxious
perniciousness, toxicity - grave harmfulness or deadliness
deadliness, lethality - the quality of being deadly
jejunity, jejuneness - quality of lacking nutritive value
putrescence, rottenness - the quality of rotting and becoming putrid
unhealthfulness - the quality of promoting poor health
wholesomeness - the quality of being beneficial and generally good for you

unwholesomeness

noun
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unwholesomeness

nUngesundheit f; (of influence)Verderblichkeit f; (of appearance, character)Schmierigkeit f; (of food)Minderwertigkeit f; (of smell)Verfaultheit f; (of desire, thoughts, story, joke)Schmutzigkeit f
References in classic literature ?
This is not all the danger, for there is yet more to be apprehended from the unwholesomeness of the air, and the vapours which arise from the scorched earth at the fall of the first showers, than from the torrents and rivers.
Gagging, you would rub at it vigorously, secretly dreading that you were actually making your hands worse, possibly to a level of unsanitary unwholesomeness only found in the blokes who sold hot dogs outside the match or, even worse, the dreaded KRABSTEEKS!
"Criteria for Judging the Unwholesomeness of Actions in the Texts of Theravada Buddhism." Journal of Buddhist Ethics 2 (1995).
Perry is not only the purveyor of tidings and news, but his "opinion" is shared on all subjects, from the unwholesomeness of wedding cake to the dubious value of sea bathing.
The physiological and psychological effects of obesity can generate augmented unwholesomeness and death rate, and reduced quality of life.
Gender features have ramifications concerning the manner stressors are handled, and eventually unwholesomeness. Gender features are associated with the assessments of stressors (as menaces or difficult tasks), which have a relevant function in health.
Of course I knew about toxicity in meat, the unwholesomeness of large-scale factory farming, the deforestation of the rainforests to make grazing land for hamburgers.
On the one hand, it refers to "morbido" and "morbidez," which denote unwholesomeness, diseased, corrupted, or proportion of sickness.
(40) The unwholesomeness of the food is further emphasised: Trimalchio's banquet leaves his guests feeling '...
As actor Robert Urich once said, "A healthy outside starts from the inside." If malnutrition or unwholesomeness occurs in any part of the body it could primarily be due to a dietary disorder.
We want our homegrown food to be even better than government inspected store-bought products, and since we're not trained inspectors, that means condemning anything with even a hint of unwholesomeness. It simply goes with the territory.--Jd Belanger, Editor Emeritus
(15) This view of the unwholesomeness of music extends to criticism of music used in theatrical performances.