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Synonyms for unhealthy

Synonyms for unhealthy

not sustaining or promoting health

utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior

susceptible to or marked by preoccupation with unwholesome matters

Synonyms for unhealthy

not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind

detrimental to health

not conducive to good health

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There will be no people living in fetid dens and fetid rags, and bringing up unhealthy, hunger-pinched children in the midst of impossible and absolutely repulsive surroundings.
With it, every thing is possible; without it, I fall back into the dangers and difficulties as well as the natural obstacles that ordinarily attend such an expedition: with it, neither heat, nor torrents, nor tempests, nor the simoom, nor unhealthy climates, nor wild animals, nor savage men, are to be feared
The paths up the hill --that was rather a sanatorium than a fortress, being used generally as the camping place of regiments suffering from recent service in unhealthy portions of the country--were carefully blocked with masses of stones, and every other approach was made as impregnable as time would allow.
The blood under her unhealthy skin seemed to be of a strange purple.
The thaw increased steadily, a warm, unhealthy wind blew through the streets, vehicles splashed through the mud, and the iron shoes of horses and mules rang on the paving stones.
George said we ought to take vegetables - that it was unhealthy not to eat vegetables.
Under certain conditions," the Prince continued, "I should have imagined that the climate here might prove most unhealthy for you.
Not to your knowledge; but you have inhaled unhealthy air, and it has left its effect.
He might one day find Loewestein dull, or the air of the place unhealthy, or the gin bad, and leave the fortress, and take his daughter with him, when Cornelius and Rosa would again be separated.
Pale-golden and vermilion orchids flaunted their unhealthy blossoms in the golden, dripping sunshine that filtered through the matted roof.
Martin glanced at her and verified her statement in her general slovenly appearance, in the unhealthy fat, in the drooping shoulders, the tired face with the sagging lines, and in the heavy fall of her feet, without elasticity - a very caricature of the walk that belongs to a free and happy body.
I appeal to him to say if there are any unhealthy influences in Mr.
In my day, children of fourteen and fifteen did n't dress in the height of the fashion; go to parties, as nearly like those of grown people as it 's possible to make them; lead idle, giddy, unhealthy lives, and get blas, at twenty.
In all unhealthy countries the greatest risk is run by sleeping on shore.
Its large eyes appeared young and unhealthy, almost dropsical.