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adjective unhealthy pronunciation in American English /ʌnˈhelθi/
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adjectiveunhealthy
comparativeunhealthier
superlativeunhealthiest
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  1. 1
    sick, or not physically fit

    Your skin looks pale and unhealthy.

  2. 2
    an unhealthy business or economy does not make a lot of money
    1. a.
      sick, or not physically fit

      Your skin looks pale and unhealthy.

  3. 3
    not good for you in a physical way

    Everyone knows smoking is unhealthy.

    1. a.
      not good for you in an emotional way

      His obsession with cleanliness is positively unhealthy.

      She said it was unhealthy to bottle up your problems.

    2. b.
      sick, or not physically fit

      Your skin looks pale and unhealthy.

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