Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Unsoundness; disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Unsoundness; disease.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of health; unhealthiness.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • This area is lost educated, extremely unhealth (from obesicty, smoking) rates.

    GOP senator warns of 'minor revolution' over health care

  • With eating disorders like anorexia, in fact, the control of food intake, the denial of hunger, is the very manifestation of mental unhealth.

    Stoicism, Sophistry and Sodomy

  • And that in having to decide what is "unhealthy behaviour" I have had to come to a point where I say, "it's ok to do x, y and z UNLESS those things adversely impact on my ability to actively enjoy my life" and that is where I have come to in drawing a line over which I walk into crazyland/mental unhealth.

    Galactic Suburbia Show Notes - Episode 6

  • The idea, I guess, is to exalt the body, to render it religious; it has both horrific and beatific applications, and poetic language seemed the ideal medium for what is really an ode to health, unhealth, and anatomy.

    Rob Sherman Interview

  • So the idea is that sedentary lifestyle causes both fatness and “unhealth”.

    HAVE A CONVERSATION OVER DINNER, RISK OBESITY » Sociological Images

  • One might contest that the movies being shown at the cinema are just the bait to get you through the door and into a neon-tinged arena of unhealth food, overpriced but apparently super-tempting to very many of us.

    Movie Popcorn is As Bad For You As Ever… Well, Mostly | /Film

  • Why, if speakability is Carson's aim, would she have one of her characters declare, "Look at him, look how he drips unhealth--shudder object!"

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Then give him somewhat of wine to drink and, by the decree of Allah Almighty, he will be healed of his unhealth and be made whole as he was.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Miles had a cold, he always had a cold, it went unnoticed, went without saying, he had coughing jags and slightly woozy eyes, completely unremarked by people who knew him—it was part of the irregular life, the general unhealth, half meals and travel and erratic sleep.

    Underworld

  • And as the Monster came forward the more into the light, I saw that the great and utter mighty bulk did be all of that same whiteness, that did be so set over with blotchings and a seeming of unhealth.

    The Night Land

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.