unhealthful

Definitions of unhealthful
  1. adjective
    detrimental to good health
    unhealthful air pollution”
    unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint”
    Synonyms:
    crippling, disabling, incapacitating
    that cripples or disables or incapacitates
    cytopathogenic
    of or relating to or causing pathological changes in cells
    infective, morbific, pathogenic
    able to cause disease
    nonmedicinal, unmedical, unmedicative, unmedicinal
    not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed
    unhealthy
    not conducive to good health
    infected, septic
    containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
    toxic
    of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    unwholesome
    detrimental to physical or moral well-being
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    Antonyms:
    healthful
    conducive to good health of body or mind
    anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, parasiticidal
    capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    antimicrobial, antimicrobic
    capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms
    carminative, flatus-relieving
    relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)
    cathartic, psychotherapeutic
    emotionally purging
    alterative, curative, healing, remedial, sanative, therapeutic
    tending to cure or restore to health
    drugless
    without the use of drugs
    good, salutary
    tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
    medicative, medicinal
    having the properties of medicine
    organic
    simple and healthful and close to nature
    orthomolecular
    designating or relating to a form of treatment of mental disorders that seeks to restore biochemical balance in the body with large doses of vitamins and minerals
    preventative, preventive, prophylactic
    preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease
    recuperative, restorative
    promoting recuperation
    antiseptic
    thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
    wholesome
    conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
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  2. adjective
    detrimental to health
    synonyms: insalubrious, unhealthy
    unwholesome
    detrimental to physical or moral well-being
  3. adjective
    not sanitary or healthful
    synonyms: insanitary, unsanitary
    unhygienic
    unclean and constituting a likely cause of disease
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    Antonyms:
    healthful, sanitary
    free from filth and pathogens
    hygienic, hygienical
    tending to promote or preserve health
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