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well·ness

 (wĕl′nĭs)
n.
The condition of good physical and mental health, especially when actively maintained by proper diet, exercise, and avoidance of risky behavior.

wellness

(ˈwɛlnəs)
n
the state of being in good physical and mental health

well•ness

(ˈwɛl nɪs)
n.
1. the quality or state of being healthy, esp. as the result of deliberate effort; health.
2. an approach to health care that emphasizes preventing illness and prolonging life, as opposed to emphasizing treating diseases.
[1650–55; well1 (definition 12) + -ness]

wellness

Force health protection program that consolidates and incorporates physical and mental fitness, health promotion, and environmental and occupational health. See also force health protection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wellness - a healthy state of wellbeing free from diseasewellness - a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease; "physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients"
eudaemonia, eudaimonia, upbeat, wellbeing, well-being, welfare - a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous; "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
Translations

wellness

[ˈwɛlnəs] nbien-être mwell-nigh [ˌwɛlˈnaɪ] advpratiquement
well-nigh impossible → pratiquement impossiblewell-off [ˌwɛlˈɒf] adj (= rich) → aisé(e)
to be well-off → être aisé(e)well-oiled [ˌwɛlˈɔɪld] adj [system, organization] → bien huilé(e)
a well-oiled publicity machine → une machine publicitaire bien huiléewell-paid well paid [ˌwɛlˈpeɪd] adj [staff] → bien payé(e); [job] → bien payé(e)well-preserved [ˌwɛlprɪˈzɜːrvd] adj
[person] → bien conservé(e)
[building, fossil, monument] → bien conservé(e)well-read [ˌwɛlˈrɛd] adjcultivé(e)well-rounded [ˌwɛlˈraʊndɪd] adj
(= well-balanced) [personality, person] → complet/ète
a well-rounded person → une personne complète
(= convincingly drawn) [fictional character] → bien campé(e)well-spoken [ˌwɛlˈspəʊkən] adj
[person] → qui parle bien
[words] → bien senti(e)
well-spoken words → des paroles bien sentieswell-stocked [ˌwɛlˈstɒkt] adj [shop, fridge] → bien approvisionné(e)well-thumbed [ˌwɛlˈθʌmd] adj [book, magazine] → écorné(e) par l'usagewell-timed [ˌwɛlˈtaɪmd] adj [remark, entrance, tackle, pass, run] → fait au moment opportunwell-to-do [ˌwɛltəˈduː] adjaisé(e)well-travelled [ˌwɛlˈtrævəld] (British) well-traveled (US) adj [person] to be well-travelled → avoir voyagéwell-tried well tried [ˌwɛlˈtraɪd] adj [treatment, remedy, method] (= tried and tested) [tactic, remedies] → éprouvé(e)well-trodden [ˌwɛlˈtrɒdən] adj
(= much used) [path, track] → souvent emprunté(e)
a well-trodden path to sth (= popular method) → un moyen souvent utilisé pour qchwell versed well-versed [ˌwɛlˈvɜːrst] adj
to be well versed in sth → être très versé(e) en qchwell-wisher [ˈwɛlwɪʃər] nsupporter mf, supporteur/trice m/f
letters from well-wishers → des lettres de soutienwell-woman clinic [ˈwɛlwʊmən] n (British) centre prophylactique et thérapeutique pour femmeswell-worn [ˌwɛlˈwɔːrn] adj
(= threadbare) [carpet, clothes] → usagé(e)
[phrase, expression] → éculé(e)well-written [ˌwɛlˈrɪtən] adjbien écrit(e)

wellness

n bienestar m, sanidad f
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