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Etymology edit

un- +‎ healthy

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ʌnˈhɛl.θi/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛlθi

Adjective edit

unhealthy (comparative unhealthier or more unhealthy, superlative unhealthiest or most unhealthy)

  1. characterized by, or conducive to poor health
    The villagers lived in unhealthy surroundings.
  2. sick or ill
    He was an unhealthy child.
  3. tending to corrupt
    He liked unhealthy reading material.
  4. characterized by disturbed mental health
    He had an unhealthy interest in fire.

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