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unhealthy

un·health·y

unhealthy

 
pronunciation:
uhn hel thi
features:
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: unhealthier, unhealthiest
definition 1: in bad health; ill; sickly.
synonyms:
ailing, ill, sick, unwell
antonyms:
healthful, healthy, sound
similar words:
bad, diseased, feeble, frail, indisposed, infirm, poorly, sickly, unfit, unsound, unwholesome, weak
definition 2: suggesting or showing ill health.
an unhealthy yellowness around the eyes
synonyms:
morbid, sickly, unwholesome
antonyms:
healthy
definition 3: tending to cause poor health or disease.
unhealthy habitsan unhealthy climate
 
synonyms:
insalubrious, noxious, unwholesome
antonyms:
benign, healthful, healthy
similar words:
bad, damaging, deleterious, detrimental, harmful, injurious, malignant, morbid, noisome, pestilential, septic, toxic, unhygienic, unsanitary, virulent
definition 4: tending to reflect or cause moral or ethical weakness.
an unhealthy interest in violence
synonyms:
corrupting, unwholesome
similar words:
bad, base, degrading, immoral, noxious, perverted, polluting
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derivations: unhealthily (adv.), unhealthiness (n.)
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