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Synonyms for unhealthful
ʌnˈhɛlθ fəlun·health·ful

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  1. unhealthfuladjective


  2. unhealthfuladjective

    Not healthy; detrimental to health.

    An unhealthful diet and lack of exercise are common causes for heart disease.


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  1. unhealthful

    Pernicious (Latin per, through, and neco, kill) signifies having the power of destroying or injuring, tending to hurt or kill. Pernicious is stronger than injurious; that which is injurious is capable of doing harm; that which is pernicious is likely to be destructive. Noxious (Latin noceo, hurt) is a stronger word than noisome, as referring to that which is injurious or destructive. Noisome now always denotes that which is extremely disagreeable or disgusting, especially to the sense of smell; as, the noisome stench proclaimed the presence of noxious gases.

    bad, baneful, deadly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, evil, foul, harmful, hurtful, injurious, insalubrious, mischievous, noisome, noxious, pernicious, perverting, pestiferous, pestilential, poisonous, ruinous, unwholesome

    advantageous, beneficent, beneficial, favorable, good, healthful, helpful, invigorating, life-giving, profitable, rejuvenating, salutary, serviceable, useful, wholesome

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  1. unsanitary, insanitary, unhealthfuladjective

    not sanitary or healthful

    "unsanitary open sewers"; "grim and unsanitary conditions"

    unsanitary, insanitary, insalubrious, unhealthy

    orthomolecular, prophylactic, curative, anthelmintic, wholesome, therapeutic, salutary, healing(p), preventive, medicinal, remedial, sanative, cathartic, drugless, antimicrobial, helminthic, restorative, healthful, flatus-relieving, carminative, medicative, alterative, antimicrobic, recuperative, organic, anthelminthic, psychotherapeutic, good, parasiticidal, preventative

  2. unhealthfuladjective

    detrimental to good health

    "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint"

    unsanitary, insalubrious, unhealthy, insanitary

    medicinal, prophylactic, wholesome, anthelminthic, good, drugless, psychotherapeutic, sanative, cathartic, healthful, antimicrobial, helminthic, alterative, orthomolecular, antimicrobic, remedial, parasiticidal, curative, carminative, preventive, therapeutic, preventative, salutary, flatus-relieving, recuperative, anthelmintic, medicative, healing(p), restorative, organic

  3. insalubrious, unhealthful, unhealthyadjective

    detrimental to health

    unsanitary, insanitary, insalubrious, unhealthy

    medicinal, antimicrobic, good, prophylactic, restorative, healthful, psychotherapeutic, wholesome, drugless, orthomolecular, carminative, alterative, remedial, preventive, curative, recuperative, cathartic, anthelmintic, parasiticidal, organic, anthelminthic, therapeutic, healing(p), antimicrobial, sanative, flatus-relieving, medicative, helminthic, salutary, preventative

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  1. unhealthfuladjective

    unwholesome, insalubrious, unhealthy, noxious

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  1. unhealthfuladjective

    unwholesome, insalubrious, unsanitary, unhealthy, morbific, pestiferous

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    She is actually recommending practices that are unhealthful and potentially dangerous, recommending to people not to vaccinate their children means not only are the children being subjected to unnecessary harm, but many others around those children who might not be able to get vaccinated for legitimate reasons are put at an additional risk ask well.

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  • ungesund, unzuträglich, gesundheitsschädlichGerman

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