|1.||[ adjective ] morally reprehensible|
|Synonyms:||ugly unworthy despicable|
"would do something as despicable as murder" "ugly crimes" "the vile development of slavery appalled them"
|2.||[ adjective ] (informal) thoroughly unpleasant|
|Synonyms:||foul nasty filthy|
"filthy (or foul or nasty or vile) weather we're having"
|Related terms:||colloquialism inclement|
|3.||[ adjective ] causing or able to cause nausea|
|Synonyms:||loathsome nauseous noisome offensive sickening nauseating|
"a nauseating smell" "nauseous offal" "a sickening stench"