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What is another word for nasty?

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Adjective
Very disgusting, dirty or unpleasant
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“Plans to build a new sewage plant to help free the air of nasty pongs should be given full support, a councilor said today.”
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Depicting or referring to vulgar matters in a way that is unacceptable in polite society
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“It happens when I sleep. It isn't right what I do in my nasty dreams with you.”
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Unpleasant or spiteful in nature or demeanor
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“Finding humor in someone else's misfortune is just a nasty thing to do.”
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Very serious in nature
“An emergency meeting has been called to address this nasty situation.”
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Annoying or unwelcome
“But events have this nasty habit of coming along and disturbing all your best-laid plans, don't they?”
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Affected with, or causing, physical discomfort or pain
“He tripped and sustained a nasty bruise on his knee.”
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(of the weather) Unpleasantly cold or wet
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“After what seemed like an eternity of thick fog and nasty weather, the skies finally cleared up yesterday.”
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Requiring great skill or finesse in handling or treatment
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“It needed the co-operation and goodwill of every section in this country because it was a nasty job to do at a very ticklish time.”
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Causing worry, distress or anxiety
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“She had a nasty sense that he was up to no good.”
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Very bad or unpleasant, especially to the senses
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Suggestively offensive or ill-natured
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Inflicting suffering onto others without conscience
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Marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
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Causing distress, sadness or anxiety
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Giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen
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Hostile and aggressive in manner or behavior
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Dangerous or perilous in nature
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Having a repugnance or opposition of mind
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Crass or boisterous in nature or manner
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(of liquid) Muddy or cloudy
Noun
A protagonist who proceeds in an unheroic manner
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