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unhealthy

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adjective un·healthy \-ˈhel-thē\

Simple Definition of unhealthy

  • : not having or showing good health

  • : harmful to your health : likely to make you sick

  • : not doing well : not successful

Full Definition of unhealthy

  1. 1 :  not conducive to health <an unhealthy climate>

  2. 2 :  not in good health :  sickly, diseased

  3. 3 a :  dangerous, risky b :  bad, injurious c :  morally contaminated :  corrupt, unwholesome <an unhealthy imagination>

un·health·i·ly play \-thə-lē\ adverb
un·health·i·ness play \-thē-nəs\ noun

Examples of unhealthy

  1. Her skin looks blotchy and unhealthy.

  2. Tests revealed an unhealthy level of lead in the water.

  3. Eating honey can be unhealthy for babies.

  4. He was stuck in an unhealthy relationship.

  5. She has an unhealthy interest in natural disasters.



1595

First Known Use of unhealthy

1595

Rhymes with unhealthy


Medical Dictionary

unhealthy

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adjective un·healthy \-ˈhel-thē\

Medical Definition of unhealthy

un·health·i·erun·health·i·est

  1. 1:  not conducive to health <an unhealthy climate>

  2. 2:  not in good health :  sickly

  3. un·health·i·ness noun





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