What does unhealthy mean?

Definitions for unhealthyʌnˈhɛl θi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unhealthy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unhealthy(adj)

    not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind

    "unhealthy ulcers"

  2. insalubrious, unhealthful, unhealthy(adj)

    detrimental to health

  3. unhealthy(adj)

    not conducive to good health

    "an unhealthy diet of fast foods"; "an unhealthy climate"


  1. unhealthy(Adjective)

    characterized by, or conducive to poor health

    The villagers lived in unhealthy surroundings.

  2. unhealthy(Adjective)

    sick or ill

    He was an unhealthy child.

  3. unhealthy(Adjective)

    tending to corrupt

    He liked unhealthy reading material.

  4. unhealthy(Adjective)

    characterized by disturbed mental health

    He had an unhealthy interest in fire.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unhealthy

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unhealthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unhealthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kasich:

    This anti-immigration is unhealthy.

  2. President Joko Widodo:

    This situation is having a major impact and has reached very unhealthy levels.

  3. New Hampshire Sen. Gordon Humphrey:

    I think political dynasties are unhealthy, that applies to Hillary as well, by the way.

  4. Anupam Jena:

    This highlights the notion that nobody is fully immune to the factors that promote unhealthy lifestyle behaviors.

  5. Cornel Marculescu:

    In the event that the 3-hour PSI reading exceeds 200, and enters the very unhealthy range, no races will take place.

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