not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
insalubrious, unhealthful, unhealthy(adj)
detrimental to health
not conducive to good health
"an unhealthy diet of fast foods"; "an unhealthy climate"
characterized by, or conducive to poor health
The villagers lived in unhealthy surroundings.
sick or ill
He was an unhealthy child.
tending to corrupt
He liked unhealthy reading material.
characterized by disturbed mental health
He had an unhealthy interest in fire.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-hel′thi, adj. not healthy: wanting health or soundness of body: unfavourable to health: not indicating health.—n. Unhealth′, unhealthiness.—adj. Unhealth′ful.—adv. Unhealth′fully.—n. Unhealth′fulness.—adv. Unheal′thily.—n. Unheal′thiness, state or quality of being unhealthy or unfavourable to health: unsoundness.
The numerical value of unhealthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of unhealthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads. It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them.
Remind me to write an article on the compulsive reading of news. The theme will be that most neuroses can be traced to the unhealthy habit of wallowing in the troubles of five billion strangers.
Sanity is the lot of those who are most obtuse, for lucidity destroys one's equilibrium: it is unhealthy to honestly endure the labors of the mind which incessantly contradict what they have just established.
For years, the field of mental health believed masturbation and homosexuality were unhealthy, and that interest in fetish was statistically rare and usually unhealthy, it turns out we’ve been wrong on all counts.
The findings should be interpreted cautiously because triglycerides are a sensitive marker of a bad metabolic state related to lower physical activity, high intake of unhealthy carbohydrates and unhealthy fats, and a prediabetic state.
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Translations for unhealthy
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- insalubreCatalan, Valencian
- ungesund, gesundheitsschädlichGerman
- νοσηρός, ανθυγιεινόςGreek
- malsano, insalubreItalian
- aeger, aegrotus, aegra, aegrum, aegrota, aegrotumLatin
- ongesondLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
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