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unhealthy

(ŭn-hĕl′thē)
adj. unhealth·ier, unhealth·iest
1.
a. Being in a state of ill health; sick.
b. Characterized by or symptomatic of ill health: an unhealthy pallor.
c. Causing or conducive to poor health; unwholesome: an unhealthy diet.
2. Harmful to character or morality; corruptive: unhealthy reading material.
3. Characterized by or symptomatic of disturbed mental health: took an unhealthy interest in violence and fires.
4. Of a risky nature; dangerous: an unhealthy predicament.

un′health′i·ly adv.
un·health′i·ness n.
References in classic literature ?
But there are other journalists, I feel certain, men of education and cultivation, who really dislike publishing these things, who know that it is wrong to do so, and only do it because the unhealthy conditions under which their occupation is carried on oblige them to supply the public with what the public wants, and to compete with other journalists in making that supply as full and satisfying to the gross popular appetite as possible.
It has reference to wrong, unhealthy, unjust surroundings.
The majority of people spoil their lives by an unhealthy and exaggerated altruism - are forced, indeed, so to spoil them.
Penang has been shrouded in haze since yesterday, with several locations in the state recording moderate Air Pollutant Index (API) readings of between 79 and 90, just below unhealthy air quality which begins at 101.
The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and Slimming World are calling on supermarkets to do more to tackle obesity following the release of their Health On The Shelf report, which claims that marketing tactics are driving sales of unhealthy products.
The inspection team of BFA led by Syeda Nida Kazmi has sealed the godown over possession of Gutka and unhealthy salt.
[USA], May 31 (ANI): According to a new study, people who use dating apps may be at an increased risk of controlling their weight in unhealthy ways.
However, it is exactly this mentality that could be causing users to engage in unhealthy weight control behavior.
ISLAMABAD -- Health Expert Bilal Raza Monday underlined the need to avoid taking roadside unhealthy juices selling by vendors in summer season as it may cause many diseases among people.
The findings published in the journal Paediatrics showed that children who view unhealthy snack images on social media platforms are likely to consume more calories from unhealthy snacks.
The children were divided into three groups; one viewed pictures of the bloggers with unhealthy foods, a second viewed pictures of the bloggers with healthy food such as carrots and grapes, and a third viewed the bloggers without food items.
The findings published in the journal Pediatrics showed that children who view unhealthy snack images on social media platforms are likely to consume more calories from unhealthy snacks.