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un·health·y

 (ŭn-hĕl′thē)
adj. un·health·i·er, un·health·i·est
1.
a. Being in a state of ill health; sick.
b. Characterized by or symptomatic of ill health: an unhealthy pallor.
c. Causing or conducive to poor health; unwholesome: an unhealthy diet.
2. Harmful to character or morality; corruptive: unhealthy reading material.
3. Characterized by or symptomatic of disturbed mental health: took an unhealthy interest in violence and fires.
4. Of a risky nature; dangerous: an unhealthy predicament.

un′health′i·ly adv.
un·health′i·ness n.

unhealthy

(ʌnˈhɛlθɪ)
adj, -healthier or -healthiest
1. characterized by ill-health; sick; unwell
2. characteristic of, conducive to, or resulting from ill-health: an unhealthy complexion; an unhealthy atmosphere.
3. morbid or unwholesome
4. informal dangerous; risky
unˈhealthily adv
unˈhealthiness n

un•health•y

(ʌnˈhɛl θi)

adj. -health•i•er, -health•i•est.
1. not in a state of good or normal health; unsound or abnormal; diseased: unhealthy tissue.
2. symptomatic of or resulting from bad health: an unhealthy pallor.
3. unhealthful: unhealthy weather.
4. morally harmful; corrupt; debased: unhealthy examples for the young.
5. dangerous; risky.
[1585–95]
un•health′i•ly, adv.
un•health′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mindunhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"
frail - physically weak; "an invalid's frail body"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
unwholesome - detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
2.unhealthy - detrimental to healthunhealthy - detrimental to health    
unwholesome - detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"
3.unhealthy - not conducive to good healthunhealthy - not conducive to good health; "an unhealthy diet of fast foods"; "an unhealthy climate"
unhealthful - detrimental to good health; "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint"

unhealthy

adjective
2. sick, sickly, unwell, poorly (informal), weak, delicate, crook (Austral. & N.Z. informal), ailing, frail, feeble, invalid, unsound, infirm, in poor health a poorly dressed, unhealthy looking fellow with a poor complexion
sick well, fit, healthy, robust
3. weak, unsound, ailing a clear sign of an unhealthy economy
weak strong, healthy, robust
4. unwholesome, morbid, bad, negative, corrupt, corrupting, degrading, undesirable, demoralizing, baneful (archaic) an unhealthy obsession with secrecy
unwholesome wholesome, positive, moral, desirable

unhealthy

adjective
1. Not sustaining or promoting health:
3. Utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior:
4. Susceptible to or marked by preoccupation with unwholesome matters:
Translations
خَطِر، رَديء، ضارغَيْر صِحّيغَيْرُ صِحِّيّ
nezdravýnebezpečný
usundfarlig
malsana
epäterveellinen
nezdrav
hættuleguróheilbrigîur; veiklulegur
不健康な
병약한
nesveikainesveikumas
bīstamskaitīgsneveselsslimīgs
nezdrav
ohälsosam
ผิดหลักอนามัย
ốm yếu

unhealthy

[ʌnˈhelθɪ] ADJ (unhealthier (compar) (unhealthiest (superl)))
1. (= unwell) [person] → poco sano, enfermizo; [complexion] → poco saludable
he was an unhealthy-looking fellowera un tipo de aspecto poco sano or de aspecto enfermizo
my finances are a bit unhealthy at the momentno estoy lo que se dice muy boyante de dinero en estos momentos
2. (= harmful) [climate, place, environment] → malsano, insalubre; [diet, lifestyle, food] → poco sano; [working conditions] → poco saludable, insalubre
3. (= unwholesome) [interest, fascination, curiosity] → malsano, morboso; [obsession] → enfermizo, malsano

unhealthy

[ʌnˈhɛlθi] adj
(= harmful) [food, diet, lifestyle, environment, place, climate, conditions] → malsain(e)
[person] (= unfit) → en mauvaise santé (= unwell) → maladif/ive
[skin, complexion, hair] → malsain(e)
(= weak) [economy, company] → en mauvaise santé
(= unwholesome) [interest, curiosity, relationship, obsession] → malsain(e)

unhealthy

adj
personnicht gesund; climate, place, life, complexionungesund; (inf) carnicht in Ordnung; (Econ: = weak) economy, company, financeskränkelnd
curiosity, interestkrankhaft; influence, magazineschädlich, schlecht; it’s an unhealthy relationshipdas ist eine verderbliche Beziehung
(inf: = dangerous) → ungesund (inf), → gefährlich

unhealthy

[ʌnˈhɛlθɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person) → malaticcio/a, poco sano/a; (climate, place, complexion) → malsano/a; (curiosity, interest) → morboso/a

unhealthy

(anˈhelθi) adjective
1. not healthy. He is fat and unhealthy – he doesn't take enough exercise.
2. dangerous. The situation was getting unhealthy.
unˈhealthily adverb
unˈhealthiness noun

unhealthy

غَيْرُ صِحِّيّ nezdravý usund ungesund ανθυγιεινός insalubre epäterveellinen malsain nezdrav malsano 不健康な 병약한 ongezond usunn niezdrowy não saudável нездоровый ohälsosam ผิดหลักอนามัย sağlıksız ốm yếu 不健康的

unhealthy

a. [environment] insalubre, malsano-a; [person] enfermizo-a, achacoso-a.

unhealthy

adj poco or no saludable, (conditions) insalubre
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