adj. (ʌnˈhɛlθɪ). 1. not in a state of good or normal health; unsound or abnormal; diseased, sick. 2. symptomatic of or resulting from bad health. 3. unhealthful. 4. morally harmful; corrupt; debased. 5. dangerous; risky.
At first one, then another, then almost every member of the crowd touches the three middle fingers of their left hand to their lips and holds it out to me. It is an old and rarely used gesture of our district, occasionally seen at funerals.