What does unwholesome mean?

Definitions for unwholesomeʌnˈhoʊl səm

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwholesome(adj)

    detrimental to physical or moral well-being

    "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"


  1. unwholesome(Adjective)

    Not wholesome; unfavorable to health; insalubrious; unhealthy; as, unwholesome air; unwholesome food.

  2. unwholesome(Adjective)

    Not sound; diseased; tainted; impaired; defective.

  3. unwholesome(Adjective)

    Indicating unsound health; characteristic of or suggesting an unsound condition, physical or mental; repulsive; offensive.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unwholesome

    un-hōl′sum, adj. not wholesome: unfavourable to health: repulsive.—adv. Unwhole′somely.—n. Unwhole′someness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwholesome in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwholesome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles Lamb:

    Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.

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