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unsavory

  • 1 malus

        malus adj.    [MAL-]; it adopts as comp. and sup. pēior, us, gen. ōris, and pessimus PED]; bad, not good: philosophi: leges: mores, S.: consuetudo, improper, H.: opinio de vobis, unfavorable: pugna, unsuccessful, S.: pudor, false, H.: crus, deformed, H.: Laurens (aper), unsavory, H.: via peior, H.: pessima munerum Ferre, H.— Morally bad, wicked, criminal, depraved, mischievous, malicious: mater, Quod nil praeter pretium dulcest, T.: auctor: fures, H.: repudiatus malis suasoribus: libido, L.: malā vitīs incidere falce, V. — Plur m. as subst: regibus boni quam mali suspectiores sunt, S.— Bad, unfortunate, injurious, destructive, pernicious: Peiore rex loco non potis est esse, T.: pestis: mala copia sollicitat stomachum, overloading, H.: virus, V.: cicuta, H.: Iuppiter, i. e. unwholesome, H.: avis, ill-boding, H.—In imprecations: Abin hinc in malam rem? to the mischief, T.: in malam crucem, T.: malarum quas amor curas habet oblivisci (i. e. curarum, quas, etc.), H.—As subst n.: peius victoribus quam victis accidisse, greater evil, Cs.; see also 1 malum. — Neut. sing. As adv.: malum responsare, unacceptably, H.
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    I
    mala -um, pejor -or -us, - ADJ
    bad, evil, wicked; ugly; unlucky
    II III
    mast; beam; tall pole, upright pole; standard, prop, staff

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  • unsavory — I adjective disagreeable, disgusting, disliked, distasteful, intolerable, loathsome, mawkish, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, objectionable, obnoxious, offensive, repelling, repugnant, revolting, sickening, unalluring, unappetizing, unattractive,… …   Law dictionary

  • unsavory — (adj.) early 13c., tasteless, insipid, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + SAVORY (Cf. savory) (adj.). Meaning unpleasant or disagreeable to the taste is attested from late 14c.; of persons, from c.1400 …   Etymology dictionary

  • unsavory — [adj] revolting, sickening acid, bitter, bland, disagreeable, distasteful, dull, flavorless, gross*, icky*, insipid, lousy, nasty, nauseating, no good*, objectionable, obnoxious, offensive, rancid, rank, raunchy*, repellent, repugnant, repulsive …   New thesaurus

  • unsavory — [unsā′vər ē] adj. 1. Obs. without flavor; tasteless 2. unpleasant to taste or smell 3. unpleasant or offensive, esp. so as to seem immoral unsavorily adv. unsavoriness n …   English World dictionary

  • unsavory — unsavorily, adv. unsavoriness, n. /un say veuh ree/, adj. 1. not savory; tasteless or insipid: an unsavory meal. 2. unpleasant in taste or smell; distasteful. 3. unappealing or disagreeable, as a pursuit: Poor teachers can make education unsavory …   Universalium

  • unsavory — adjective Date: 13th century 1. insipid, tasteless 2. a. unpleasant to taste or smell b. disagreeable, distasteful < an unsavory assignment >; especially morally offensive < unsavory business practices > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unsavory — un|sa|vor|y [ ʌn seıv(ə)ri ] adjective 1. ) involving things that you do not want to think or talk about, for example crime or sex: an unsavory character/reputation/business 2. ) food that is unsavory smells and looks bad …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unsavory — adjective 1) unsavory portions of food Syn: unpalatable, unappetizing, distasteful, disagreeable, unappealing, repugnant, off putting, unattractive; inedible, uneatable, disgusting, revolting, nauseating, sickening, foul, raunchy …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • unsavory — un•sa•vor•y [[t]ʌnˈseɪ və ri[/t]] adj. 1) not savory; tasteless or insipid: an unsavory meal[/ex] 2) unpleasant in taste or smell; distasteful 3) unappealing or disagreeable, as a pursuit or task 4) socially or morally objectionable or offensive …   From formal English to slang

  • unsavory — adjective 1. not pleasing in odor or taste • Syn: ↑distasteful, ↑unsavoury • Similar to: ↑unpalatable • Derivationally related forms: ↑unsavoriness, ↑distastefulness ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • unsavory — adjective /ʌnˈseɪv.ə(ɹ)i/ a) Not savory; without flavor. His unsavory reputation as a mobster came back to haunt him when he ran for mayor of New York. b) Of bad taste; distasteful …   Wiktionary

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