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unhealthy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unhealthy

  1. 1 bad for the well-being of the body we knew that the junk food at the carnival was unhealthy, but it tasted so good! Synonyms of unhealthy insalubrious, noisome, noxious, sickly, unhealthful, unwholesome Words Related to unhealthy germy, insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitary; nonnutritious; poisonous, toxic; fatal, lethal, mortal Near Antonyms of unhealthy hygienic, sanitary; nutritious Antonyms of unhealthy healthful, healthy

  2. 2 involving potential loss or injury criticism of the military dictatorship has proved to be unhealthy for several of that nation's journalists Synonyms of unhealthy grave, grievous, hazardous, jeopardizing, menacing, parlous, perilous, risky, serious, threatening, dangerous, unsafe, venturesomeWords Related to unhealthy dicey, insecure, precarious, treacherous, uncertain; ultrahazardous; chance, haphazard, random; distressing, sickening, unpleasant; ugly, wicked; adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, deleterious, detrimental, evil, harmful, hurtful, ill, inimical, injurious, malignant, nasty, noxious, pernicious, pestilent; deadly, deathly, destructive, dire, fatal, fateful, fell, killer, lethal, mortal, murderousNear Antonyms of unhealthy advantageous, beneficial, good; ultrasafeAntonyms of unhealthy harmless, innocent, innocuous, nonhazardous, nonthreatening, safe, unthreatening

  3. 3 temporarily suffering from a disorder of the body she's been unhealthy for almost a week now Synonyms of unhealthy ailing, bad, down, ill, indisposed, peaked, peaky, poorly, punk, run-down, sickened, sick, unsound, unwellWords Related to unhealthy symptomatic; cruddy, lousy, seedy, sickish; nauseated, nauseous, qualmish, queasy (also queazy), squeamish; airsick, carsick, seasick; dizzy, light-headed, shaky, woozy; achy, feverish; diseased, disordered; decrepit, feeble, fragile, frail, infirm, invalid, sickly, weak, weakly; afflicted, troubled; challenged, debilitated, disabled, halt, incapacitated, lame; hypochondriac, hypochondriacalNear Antonyms of unhealthy able-bodied, conditioned, fit, well-conditioned; cured; better, convalescing, improved, mending, recovering, recuperating, rehabilitated; hardy, hearty, lusty, robust, rugged, stalwart, strong, tough; blooming, bouncing, chipper, flourishing, flush, thrivingAntonyms of unhealthy hale, healthful, healthy, sound, well, whole, wholesome



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