HyperDic: unhealthful

English > 3 senses of the word unhealthful:
ADJECTIVEallunhealthful, unsanitary, insanitarynot sanitary or healthful
allunhealthfuldetrimental to good health
allunhealthful, insalubrious, unhealthydetrimental to health
unhealthful > pronunciation
Soundsahnhheh'lthfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > unhealthful: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot sanitary or healthful.
Synonymsunsanitary, insanitary
Narrowerunhygienicunclean and constituting a likely cause of disease
Oppositesanitary, healthfulFree from filth / filth and pathogens
Spanishantihigiénico, insalubre, malsano, no saludable, poco saludable
Catalanantihigiènic
Nounsunhealthfulnessthe quality of promoting poor health
English > unhealthful: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdetrimental to good health.
Examples
  • "unhealthful air pollution"
  • "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint"
Narrowercrippling, disabling, incapacitatingThat cripples or disables or incapacitates
cytopathogenicOf or relating to or causing pathological changes in cells
infective, morbific, pathogenicable to cause disease
unhealthynot conducive to good health
unmedicinal, unmedicative, unmedical, nonmedicinalnot having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed
See alsoseptic, infectedContaining or resulting from disease-causing organisms
toxicOf or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
unwholesomedetrimental to physical or moral well-being
Oppositehealthfulconducive to good health of body or mind
Spanishinsalubre, insano
Nounsunhealthfulnessthe quality of promoting poor health
English > unhealthful: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdetrimental to health.
Synonymsinsalubrious, unhealthy
Broaderunwholesomedetrimental to physical or moral well-being
Spanishinsalubre
Nounsunhealthfulnessthe quality of promoting poor health

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