Antonyms of adj wholesome

2 senses of wholesome

Sense 1
wholesome (vs. unwholesome) -- (conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food")

unwholesome (vs. wholesome) -- (detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking")
        => insalubrious, unhealthful, unhealthy -- (detrimental to health)
        => insubstantial, jejune -- (lacking in nutritive value; "the jejune diets of the very poor")
        => morbid -- (suggesting an unhealthy mental state; "morbid interest in death"; "morbid curiosity")
        => nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vile -- (causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench")
        => rich -- (containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar; "rich desserts"; "they kept gorging on rich foods")

Sense 2
wholesome -- (sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind; "exercise develops wholesome appetites"; "a grin on his ugly wholesome face")

INDIRECT (VIA healthy) -> unhealthy -- (not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers")

Similarity of adj wholesome

2 senses of wholesome

Sense 1
wholesome (vs. unwholesome) -- (conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food")
       => alimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive -- (of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew")
       => heart-healthy -- (of foods that are low in fats and sodium and other ingredients that may foster heart disease)
       => healthy, salubrious, good for you (predicate) -- (promoting health; healthful; "a healthy diet"; "clean healthy air"; "plenty of healthy sleep"; "healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"; "the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis; "carrots are good for you")
       => hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial -- (providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day")
       => organic -- (of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones; "organic eggs"; "organic vegetables"; "organic chicken")
       => salubrious -- (favorable to health of mind or body; "not the most salubrious campsite"; "one of the less salubrious suburbs")
          Also See-> healthful#1; healthy#1; sound#1

Sense 2
wholesome -- (sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind; "exercise develops wholesome appetites"; "a grin on his ugly wholesome face")
       => healthy (vs. unhealthy) -- (having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy")

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