Definition of unhealthy in English:

unhealthy

Line breaks: un|healthy
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈhɛlθi
 
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adjective (unhealthier, unhealthiest)

Derivatives

unhealthily

adverb
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  • ‘There's no doubt that the trend to use spaced out and unhealthily thin models has not died down,’ says the well-known South Beach fashion photographer.
  • In most instances, that moment is the first sexual encounter - a moment that is hopefully full of beauty, but oftentimes happens in an offhand manner or, worst of all, hurtfully and unhealthily.
  • I'm not entirely convinced that I am lonely… but given how unhealthily grateful I am for any human kindness… well… I have to at least entertain the idea.

unhealthiness

noun
More example sentences
  • As well, there is the sentimental subplot thrown in, in which Murray has a daughter who's upset by her father's potentially lethal unhealthiness.
  • I tried to write a bit of a story around this record - it's a story about a girl's loneliness, unhealthiness and [her] struggle with beauty.
  • But when they talk about the victim culture, I grudgingly shut my mouth in acknowledgement of the unhealthiness of it.

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