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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsavory, unsavoury, offensive(adj)

    morally offensive

    "an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal"

    queasy, unsavory, loathsome, nauseating, unsavoury, nauseous, offensive, dysphemistic, distasteful, sickening, violative, vile, noisome

    palatable, toothsome, savory, savoury

  2. distasteful, unsavory, unsavoury(adj)

    not pleasing in odor or taste

    loathly, unsavory, disgustful, disgusting, yucky, unsavoury, offensive, wicked, revolting, loathsome, foul, distasteful, repelling, repellant, repellent, skanky

    toothsome, savoury, savory, palatable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unsavory

    acrid, bitter, loathsome, nauseous, repulsive, unpalatable

    dainty, delicious, delightful, exquisite, luscious, savory

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unsavory(a.)

    unpalatable, tasteless, insipid, flat, vapid, savorless, mawkish, stale, ill-flavored

  2. unsavory(a.)

    unpleasing, disgusting, nauseous, offensive

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List of paraphrases:

disgusting, repulsive, undesirable, repugnant

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