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(of food) lacking in nutrients; not nourishing.
unhealthy, noxious, poisonousView synonyms
- ‘Does any one ask why it is that a considerable proportion of innutritious matter should be blended, in our stomachs, with the purer nutriment, in order to render the results more favorable to health?’
- ‘Every substance in nature which God has prepared for the food of man, consists of both nutritious and innutritious matter.’
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