unwholesome

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  • The old man started, and his face changed to an unwholesome white. Cited from The Skipper's Wooing, and The Brown Man's Servant, by W. W. Jacobs
  • At this period they become black about the head and body, and become soft and unwholesome. Cited from The Book of Household Management, by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  • I thought of the close, unwholesome house in London, where he had been living. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • Every large city, where people exist under unwholesome conditions, has some such phenomenon. Cited from Courts and Criminals, by Arthur Train
  • She remembered it was told her once that sudden changes were always unwholesome to young people. Cited from Dorothy Dale, by Margaret Penrose
  • Scarcely anything could be more unwholesome than food prepared in this manner. Cited from Science in the Kitchen, by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • I lived between my music and books, on the whole a rather unwholesome life for a boy to lead. Cited from The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, by James Weldon Johnson
  • People cannot do their work well if they live in unwholesome or unpleasant homes. Cited from Community Civics and Rural Life, by Arthur W. Dunn
  • Well, so from this unwholesome air Have gone away these dead! Cited from Poetical Works of G. MacDonald, V2, by MacDonald
  • They say they are unwholesome, and it is a good thing for me I am going away now. Cited from Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters & Reminiscences, V. 1, by James Marchant
  • She had been for many weeks leading a thoroughly unwholesome life in that old house with those old women. Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • If you finish your general teaching before that stage it will save your child from much unwholesome curiosity. Cited from Men, Women, and God, by A. Herbert Gray
  • When carefully prepared as above, tea is not considered unwholesome for people in good health. Cited from Public School Domestic Science, by Mrs. J. Hoodless
  • If the windows are kept shut in warm weather, the air will be unwholesome. Cited from Domestic Cookery, by Elizabeth E. Lea
  • He saw her leave upon his arm, perhaps for further unwholesome adventure along Broadway. Cited from Merton of the Movies, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • A very little time showed us the exhausting and unwholesome nature of city life. Cited from Study and Stimulants, by A. Arthur Reade
  • Its every shadow was familiar to her, its every unwholesome corner was as plain as day. Cited from Beverly of Graustark, George Barr McCutcheon
  • As a rule, he has ideas of sex life which are, at least, unwholesome. Cited from The Social Emergency, Ed. by William Trufant Foster
  • You've no right to regard him in that unwholesome light. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • They seem to turn out of their unwholesome beds into the street, without any preparation. Cited from The Bed-Book of Happiness, by Harold Begbie
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Meaning of unwholesome

  • adjective Detrimental to physical or moral well-being
    unwholesome food, unwholesome habits like smoking