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Smelling unpleasant

acrid

adjective

an acrid smell or taste is very strong, bitter, and unpleasant in your nose and throat

fetid

adjective

fetid water or air has a very unpleasant smell, usually caused by decay

frowsty

adjective

a frowsty room has an unpleasant smell because it does not have fresh air in it

funky

adjective

with a strong and unpleasant smell

fusty

adjective

something that is fusty smells old, dusty, or damp

high

adjective

used humorously about anything that has an unpleasant smell

icky

adjective

very unpleasant to touch, look at, smell, or taste

malodorous

adjective

producing an unpleasant smell

musty

adjective

smelling unpleasant and not fresh

nasty

adjective

very unpleasant to taste, smell, see, or feel

noisome

adjective

extremely unpleasant, especially because of being very dirty or having a bad smell

overpowering

adjective

an overpowering smell or taste is very strong

pungent

adjective

a pungent taste or smell is very strong and sharp

putrescent

adjective

decaying and smelling unpleasant

putrid

adjective

decaying and smelling very bad

rancid

adjective

rancid food contains fats or oils that are no longer fresh and have an unpleasant taste and smell

rank

adjective

with a strong unpleasant smell or taste

ripe

adjective

having a strong or unpleasant smell

sickly

adjective

something such as a smell or taste that is sickly is so unpleasant that it makes you feel sick

smelly

adjective

with an unpleasant smell

sour

adjective

with an unpleasant taste or smell, especially because of no longer being fresh

stale

adjective

used for describing something that does not smell fresh or pleasant

stinking

adjective

with a very unpleasant smell

stinky

adjective

with a very unpleasant smell

stuffy

adjective

a stuffy room is too warm and has an unpleasant smell because there is no fresh air in it

pongy

adjective

pungently

adverb

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