What is another word for unsavory?

Pronunciation: [ʌnsˈe͡ɪvəɹˌi] (IPA)

Unsavory is a word that describes something or someone unpleasant or distasteful. There are numerous synonyms for this word, including unappetizing, disagreeable, noxious, off-putting, and repugnant. Some other terms that can be used interchangeably with unsavory include unpalatable, distasteful, objectionable, and vile. These words all suggest something that is unpleasant to the senses or morally offensive. Other synonyms that evoke a sense of repulsion or disgust include foul, putrid, rancid, and revolting. These words can be used to describe anything from food that is unappetizing to people who behave in an unpleasant or distasteful manner.

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What are the opposite words for unsavory?

The word "unsavory" implies something unpleasant, distasteful, or offensive in nature. It is often used to describe a food item that tastes bad or a situation that is morally questionable. However, there are antonyms for the word "unsavory" that suggest a more desirable condition. For instance, "delicious," "palatable," or "appetizing" can be used to describe a pleasant taste experience. "Honest," "moral," or "wholesome" are examples of antonyms that describe a positive or ethical situation. These antonyms empower the speaker to convey a more accurate and positive message, instead of focusing solely on a negative or unattractive aspect.

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Usage examples for Unsavory

Hell's Diggings is a most unsafe and unsavory locality.
"The Other Fellow"
F. Hopkinson Smith
Smoking the same old unsavory amber pipe, he said something to the following effect: Since you've been with us, our work has been more satisfactory than it was under your predecessor, and the principal is very glad to have got the right person in the right place.
"Botchan (Master Darling)"
Mr. Kin-nosuke Natsume, trans. by Yasotaro Morri
Andy was kind-hearted, but he was repelled by the unsavory look of the man who asked him this favor.
"Andy Grant's Pluck"
Horatio Alger

Famous quotes with Unsavory

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