adulterated

Synonyms and related words:
airy, attenuate, attenuated, blemished, cut, damaged, defective, deficient, dilute, diluted, erroneous, ethereal, fallible, faulty, fine, flimsy, found wanting, gaseous, immature, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, impure, inaccurate, inadequate, incomplete, inexact, insubstantial, lacking, makeshift, mediocre, mixed, not perfect, off, partial, patchy, rare, rarefied, reduced, short, sketchy, slight, subtile, subtle, tenuous, thin, thinned, thinned-out, uncompact, uncompressed, undeveloped, uneven, unfinished, unperfected, unsound, unsubstantial, unthorough, vaporous, wanting, watered, watered-down, windy

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • adulterated — adj. 1. having been made impure by addition of inferior ingredients; said of substances or foods Note: used ususally of articles of commerce, dulted with less costly materials so as to enhance profit; usually imlying that the dilution is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adulterated — [ə dul′tərāt΄id] adj. 1. made inferior, impure, etc. by adulterating 2. that does not conform to legal standards of purity, processing, labeling, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • adulterated — I adjective artificial, contaminated, corrupted, debased, defiled, degraded, deteriorated, devalued, fraudulent, impaired, impure, infected, perverted, polluted, spoiled, spurious, tainted, weakened II index inferior (lower in quality), tainted ( …   Law dictionary

  • adulterated — [adj] debased or dirty attenuated, blended, contaminated, corrupt, defiled, degraded, depreciated, deteriorated, devalued, diluted, dissolved, impaired, mixed, polluted, tainted, thinned, vitiated, watered down, weakened; concept 485 Ant. clean,… …   New thesaurus

  • adulterated — [ə dul′tərāt΄id] adj. 1. made inferior, impure, etc. by adulterating 2. that does not conform to legal standards of purity, processing, labeling, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Adulterated — Adulterate A*dul ter*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adulterated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adulterating}.] [L. adulteratus, p. p. of adulterare, fr. adulter adulterer, prob. fr. ad + alter other, properly one who approaches another on account of unlawful love …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adulterated — un·adulterated; …   English syllables

  • adulterated — adjective Mixed with impurities …   Wiktionary

  • adulterated — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. diluted, mixed, contaminated; see impure 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Mixed with other substances: alloyed, doctored, impure, loaded, sophisticated. See CLEAN …   English dictionary for students

  • adulterated — adj. corrupted, inferior; watered down, made less concentrated a·dul·ter·ate || É™ dÊŒltÉ™reɪt v. corrupt, make inferior; water down milk or other liquids …   English contemporary dictionary

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