Definitions

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  • n. The state of being unhealthy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being unhealthy, in any sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain

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Examples

  • Their unhealthiness is their soundness, and is what carries conviction.

    Simone Weil

  • More convenient Fernando Po certainly was, but not more healthy, and ever since 1827 it has been accumulating for itself an evil reputation for unhealthiness which is only languishing just at present because there is an interval between its epidemics — fever in Fernando Po, even more than on the mainland, having periodic outbursts of a more serious type than the normal intermittent and remittent of the Coast.

    Travels in West Africa

  • More convenient Fernando Po certainly was, but not more healthy, and ever since 1827 it has been accumulating for itself an evil reputation for unhealthiness which is only languishing just at present because there is an interval between its epidemics -- fever in

    Travels in West Africa

  • "unhealthiness" to Anzac Beach, but it is quite possible that such places do exist.

    Letters from France

  • We can no longer be a nation that makes a profit off of the unhealthiness of its citizens.

    Christopher Herz: Additions to the State of the Union

  • It's not an issue really about what his sexual preference may have been. .what he saw at home close-up just wasn't very healthy, and unhealthiness like that will mess a person up whether they're Straight or Gay.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Overweight people beginning to get more active get the aches, pains, a heightened sense of their excess weight and unhealthiness.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Weighty Problems in Oversized Young Athletes?

  • It tries to support unhealthiness, empty technology for technology, not for people.

    Top 8 Electrolux Design Lab 09 finalists | Electrolux Design Lab 2010

  • This does not mean that we lose passion orperseverance, but the in the fight to be "right" or even inresponseto others unhealthiness, we must not lower our view of the other to enemy,villainor manifestation of evil.

    Bruce Reyes-Chow: My Thoughts On The Fellowship And The Evangelical Covenant Order Of Presbyterians

  • From a drop of their blood, they will be able to upload information onto a personal biochip that can help to create an individualized plan of action, including both preventive measures and therapies for identified ailments or signs of "unhealthiness."

    A Doctor in Your Pocket

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