What does the word unwholesome mean?

Usage examples for unwholesome

  1. A change as unusual as it was unwholesome came upon the ocean. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  2. The faint- hearted Spaniards, who never could meet any trouble without grumbling, were now in the depths of despair and angry discontent; and it had not pleased them to be put on a short allowance of even the unwholesome provisions that remained from the original store. – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  3. A rear basement, dark and damp and unwholesome, for which the landlord, along with the privilege of keeping a stand in the street, which was not his to give, made them pay twelve dollars a month. – Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis