HyperDic: unhealthy

English > 3 senses of the word unhealthy:
ADJECTIVEallunhealthynot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
allunhealthy, insalubrious, unhealthfuldetrimental to health
allunhealthynot conducive to good health
unhealthy > pronunciation
Soundsahnhheh'lthiy
Rhymesantipathy ... wealthy: 23 rhymes with thiy...
English > unhealthy: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind.
Example"unhealthy ulcers"
Attribute ofhealth, wellnessA healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
Narrowerangryseverely inflamed and painful
arthritic, creaky, rheumatic, rheumatoid, rheumyOf or pertaining to arthritis
asthmatic, wheezing, wheezyrelating to breathing with a whistling sound
bad, unfit, unsoundphysically unsound or diseased
blebby, blisteryCovered with small blisters
bloodshot(of an eye) reddened as a result of locally congested blood vessels
cankerous, ulcerated, ulcerousHaving an ulcer or canker
carbuncled, carbuncularAfflicted with or resembling a carbuncle
carious(of teeth) affected with cavities or decay
caseousOf damaged or necrotic tissue
chilblainedHaving chilblains
colicky, flatulent, gassySuffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
cytomegalicOf or relating to or characterized by greatly enlarged cells
dehydratedSuffering from excessive loss of water from the body
diseased, morbid, pathologic, pathologicalCaused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
edematous, dropsicalSwollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid
enlargedlarger / larger than normal
foaming, foamy, frothingproducing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease
gangrenous, mortifiedSuffering from tissue death
inflamedResulting from inflammation
inflammatoryCharacterized or caused by inflammation
ingrowing, ingrownGrowing abnormally into the flesh
jaundiced, icteric, yellowaffected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
membranous, membrane-formingCharacterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)
mentalaffected by a disorder of the mind
proinflammatory, pro-inflammatorytending to cause inflammation
puffy, intumescent, tumescent, tumid, turgidabnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
sallow, sicklyunhealthy looking
sore-eyedHaving sore eyes
sunburned, sunburntSuffering from overexposure to direct sunlight
varicoseabnormally swollen or knotty
windburned, windburntSuffering from windburn
See alsofrailphysically weak
ill, sickAffected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
unfitnot in good physical or mental condition
unsoundnot sound financially
unwholesomedetrimental to physical or moral well-being
OppositehealthyHaving or indicating good health in body or mind
Spanishenfermizo, insano
Catalanmalaltís
Nounsunhealthinessa state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
English > unhealthy: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdetrimental to health.
Synonymsinsalubrious, unhealthful
Broaderunwholesomedetrimental to physical or moral well-being
Spanishinsalubre
English > unhealthy: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot conducive to good health.
Examples
  • "an unhealthy diet of fast foods"
  • "an unhealthy climate"
Broaderunhealthfuldetrimental to good health
Spanishinsano

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