(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. foul, filthy; distasteful, disgusting, horrid; dirty; nauseating, loathsome; indecent, obscene; ill-tempered, disagreeable, dangerous. See uncleanness, impurity, discourtesy.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Offensive to the senses]
Syn. dirty, foul, gross, revolting; see offensive 2 , vulgar 1 .
2. [Indecent]
Syn. immoral, immodest, smutty; see lewd 1 , 2 , shameful 1 , wicked 1 .
3. [Likely to be harmful]
Syn. injurious, damaging, noxious; see dangerous 1 , fierce 2 , harmful , poisonous .
4. [Unkind]
Syn. sarcastic, critical, mean; see cruel 1 , fierce 1 , ruthless 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. dirty filthy, foul, soiled, unclean, revolting, gross, offensive.
2. indecent obscene, immoral, slutty, sleazy, lewd, licentious, offensive, vulgar, coarse, crude, raunchy, *morals of an alley cat.
3. mean ill-tempered, disagreeable, ugly, surly, malicious, spiteful, hateful, vicious.
ANT.: 1. clean, unsoiled, washed. 2. decent, wholesome, pure, chaste. 3. good-humored, good-natured, kindhearted, friendly, amiable
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Heavily soiled; very dirty or unclean: filthy, foul, squalid, vile. See CLEAN. 2. Extremely unpleasant to the senses or feelings: atrocious, disgusting, foul, horrid, nauseating, offensive, repellent, repulsive, revolting, sickening, ugly, unwholesome, vile. See LIKE, PAIN. 3. Offensive to accepted standards of decency: barnyard, bawdy, broad, coarse, dirty, Fescennine, filthy, foul, gross, lewd, obscene, profane, ribald, scatologic, scatological, scurrilous, smutty, vulgar. Slang: raunchy. See DECENT. 4. Characterized by intense ill will or spite: black, despiteful, evil, hateful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean2, poisonous, spiteful, venomous, vicious, wicked. Slang: bitchy. See ATTITUDE. 5. Having or showing a bad temper: bad-tempered, cantankerous, crabbed, cranky, cross, disagreeable, fretful, grouchy, grumpy, ill-tempered, irascible, irritable, peevish, petulant, querulous, snappish, snappy, surly, testy, ugly, waspish. Informal: crabby, mean2. Idiom: out of sorts. See ATTITUDE. 6. So objectionable as to elicit despisal or deserve condemnation: abhorrent, abominable, antipathetic, contemptible, despicable, despisable, detestable, disgusting, filthy, foul, infamous, loathsome, lousy, low, mean2, nefarious, obnoxious, odious, repugnant, rotten, shabby, vile, wretched. See GOOD.

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