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Unhealthy


UNHEALTHY, adjective unhelth'y.

1. Wanting health; wanting a sound and vigorous state of body; habitually weak or indisposed; as an unhealthy person.

2. Unsound; wanting vigor of growth; as an unhealthy plant.

3. Sickly; abounding with disease; as an unhealthy season or city.

4. Insalubrious; unwholesome; adapted to generate diseases; as an unhealthy climate or country.

5. Morbid; not indicating health.