Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: unhealthy
IPA transcription: [ənh'ɛlθi]
Pronunciations of unhealthy
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: unhealthy
    Meaning: not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
Usage examples
  • At 5 P.M. we reached the deserted site of Old Santa Rosa, the village having been removed a few years ago on account of its unhealthy location.
  • There were rumors of coming trouble, and of an unhealthy condition of the banks; but it was considered disloyal to look too curiously into such matters.
  • Earthen-ware jars are not suitable for butter, as during the decomposition of the salts, they corrode the glazing; and the butter becomes rancid and unhealthy.
  • There are exceptions, and not a few; but, in a very great proportion of country villages, the habits of the people, as to food, air, and even exercise, are ignorant and unhealthy to the last degree.
  • We all had our health perfectly well there, never found the least inconvenience from the mud, and Mr. Wingfield says it is entirely a mistake to suppose the place unhealthy; and I am sure he may be depended on, for he thoroughly understands the nature of the air, and his own brother and family have been there repeatedly."
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