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Definition of "unhealthful" []

  • Causing or conducive to poor health; unwholesome. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unhealthful" in a sentence
  • "But they're complicated by all kinds of issues, including unclear definitions of what's "unhealthful," the debate over whether the food industry's voluntary changes can be sufficient and the expanding field of venues through which those companies can reach children."
  • "But neither his assertion that the GM salmon would be "unhealthful", nor that it might pose a "cancer risk" has any basis in fact."
  • "I wonder if the what has driven Baby Boomers, of which I am one, to seek a nanny state, banning all mannyer of "unhealthful" things is what makes them so prone to the Republican fearmongering."