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Synonyms for unsavoury

Synonyms for unsavoury

morally offensive

not pleasing in odor or taste

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Some criminals do come from unsavoury parents but so, too, do some decent kindly individuals.
London: Troubled spinner Monty Panesar "let the England shirt down" with the unsavoury incident that sparked his exit from Sussex, captain Alistair Cook said, but insisted he could revive his Test career.
We face a very large number of FSB agents (Russia's successor organisation to the KGB) coming to London during the Olympics, including some very unsavoury individuals," the Daily Mail quoted him, as saying.
Sheridan was infamously taunted by the Welshman when he said, "You'll be cutting my garden in the summer" in an unsavoury reference to the huge wage gulf that saw him earn 100 times the salary of the Bully Wee's part-timers.
He said: "There are some rather unsavoury people who thought full-blown state healthcare is a good idea.
But the player was not our favourite person at the time anyway because he was involved in an unsavoury incident with Paul Dickov in the first half.
For the second time in a matter of weeks, the sad and unsavoury sight of a dead horse was discovered washed up on the banks of a Cardiff river.
Most footballers wear the bling bling jewellery, but who would have thought that other more unsavoury elements of gangster rap are finding there way into the sport as it becomes flooded with cash and ultra-celebrity.
Souness is determined there will be no repeat of the unsavoury headlines after Sir Bobby Robson allowed several of his players to stay in London after the game at Highbury last September.
Just when you thought there couldn't be any more of Christina Aguilera you hadn't already seen, here comes a new unsavoury trend - the ultra low-cut trouser.
The letter says the firm "would be grateful, if any unsavoury language is heard from personnel on site, that this is passed on for appropriate action to be taken".
Robinson's bill seeks special status for a particular, unsavoury and unsocial behaviour and is an affront to democracy.
Mr Morgan told AMs, ``I have long given up trying to understand the ways of showbusiness and that includes this somewhat unsavoury publicity exercise.
He understood it was unsavoury but he was happy with way the club and the police have handled it.
In fact, the man whose career began in Birmingham with New Faces in 1976, is more likely to have his fans groaning at some unsavoury sex and toilet humour.