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unwholesome

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈhəʊlsəm/

Translation of unwholesome in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (unhealthy) [diet/climate] poco sano or saludable, malsano 1.2 (unpleasant) [smell/appearance/person] desagradable
    Example sentences
    • Given the overall deftness of direction and performance, one expects Irma Vep to be a highlight of the season - good, unwholesome larky fun.
    • Meditation simply means cultivating a wholesome and sane habit, which becomes an antidote for the unwholesome, confused, destructive habits that we have developed.
    • The same author comments that quail were not eaten much in classical times, apparently because they were thought to be unwholesome because of eating poisonous plants such as hellebore.
    1.3 (immoral, corrupting) [influence/pastime] pernicioso, malsano

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