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Synonyms for unhealthy
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unhealthy(adj)

    not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind

    "unhealthy ulcers"

    Synonyms:
    insalubrious, unhealthful

    Antonyms:
    hearty, sound, rosy-cheeked, well-preserved, healthy, healthful, florid, anicteric, sun-loving, rose-cheeked, rubicund, full-blooded, flushed, wholesome, bouncing, firm, whole, sanguine, rosy, red-blooded, hale, lusty, rock-loving, water-loving, ruddy, good

  2. insalubrious, unhealthful, unhealthy(adj)

    detrimental to health

    Synonyms:
    unsanitary, insanitary, insalubrious, unhealthful

    Antonyms:
    anicteric, sound, hearty, full-blooded, good, rock-loving, bouncing, rubicund, sanguine, wholesome, sun-loving, rosy-cheeked, ruddy, red-blooded, whole, well-preserved, lusty, rose-cheeked, water-loving, florid, healthy, rosy, firm, hale, flushed, healthful

  3. unhealthy(adj)

    not conducive to good health

    "an unhealthy diet of fast foods"; "an unhealthy climate"

    Synonyms:
    insalubrious, unhealthful

    Antonyms:
    good, sound, florid, flushed, bouncing, hearty, well-preserved, wholesome, rosy-cheeked, sun-loving, water-loving, anicteric, ruddy, sanguine, healthy, full-blooded, rosy, rose-cheeked, rock-loving, healthful, whole, red-blooded, lusty, firm, hale, rubicund

Wiktionary

  1. unhealthy(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    healthy

  2. unhealthy(adjective)

    The villagers lived in unhealthy surroundings.

    Antonyms:
    healthy

  3. unhealthy(adjective)

    He was an unhealthy child.

    Antonyms:
    healthy

  4. unhealthy(adjective)

    He liked unhealthy reading material.

    Antonyms:
    healthy

  5. unhealthy(adjective)

    He had an unhealthy interest in fire.

    Antonyms:
    healthy

Editors Contribution

  1. carbuncled

    marked with red sores

    Submitted by JohnTravers on September 4, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unhealthy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unsound, diseased, sickly, not vigorous, not well, out of health

  2. unhealthy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unwholesome, insalubrious, deleterious, poisonous, morbific, unhealthful. noxious, unfavorable to health

  3. unhealthy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    morbid, indicative of disease

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How to use unhealthy in a sentence?

  1. Al Bochi:

    People feel like they have no idea what to eat anymore, they've been listening to all these different food rules -- don't eat carbs, don't eat after seven, eat this to increase Al Bochi metabolism -- and intuitive eating helps Al Bochi unlearn that unhealthy relationship with food and bring enjoyment back to the act of eating.

  2. Molly Bair:

    I wore heels one time before fashion. And it was at my eighth grade graduation, and they were platforms ... and I actually fell down the stairs. So I've always had a kind of very unhealthy relationship with heels.

  3. Cornel Marculescu:

    In the event that the 3-hour PSI reading exceeds 200, and enters the very unhealthy range, no races will take place.

  4. Michael Kedansky:

    I see many patients resort to unhealthy practices in an effort to save on prescriptions, some are comfortable telling me when they can’t afford their medications, but others just go without.

  5. Lillian Hellman:

    We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads. It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them.

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