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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 insalubrious, noisome, noxious, sickly, unhealthful, unwholesome Related Words germy, insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitary; nonnutritious; poisonous, toxic; fatal, lethal, mortal Near Antonyms hygienic, sanitary; nutritious Antonyms 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 grave, grievous, hazardous, jeopardizing, menacing, parlous, perilous, risky, serious, threatening, dangerous, unsafe, venturesomeRelated Words 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 advantageous, beneficial, good; ultrasafeAntonyms 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 ailing, bad, down, ill, indisposed, peaked, peaky, poorly, punk, run-down, sickened, sick, unsound, unwellRelated Words 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 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 hale, healthful, healthy, sound, well, whole, wholesome


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