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whole·some

 (hōl′səm)
adj. whole·som·er, whole·som·est
1. Conducive to or indicative of good health or well-being; salutary: simple, wholesome food; a wholesome complexion. See Synonyms at healthy.
2. Conducive to or promoting social or moral well-being, especially in reflecting conventional moral values: wholesome entertainment; a politician with a wholesome public image.

[Middle English holsom, from Old English *hālsum; see kailo- in Indo-European roots.]

whole′some·ly adv.
whole′some·ness n.

wholesome

(ˈhəʊlsəm)
adj
1. (Physiology) conducive to health or physical wellbeing
2. conducive to moral wellbeing
3. (Physiology) characteristic or suggestive of health or wellbeing, esp in appearance
[C12: from whole (healthy) + -some1; related to German heilsam healing]
ˈwholesomely adv
ˈwholesomeness n

whole•some

(ˈhoʊl səm)

adj.
1. conducive to moral or general well-being.
2. healthful: wholesome food.
3. suggestive of physical or moral health, esp. in appearance.
4. healthy or sound.
[1150–1200; Middle English ho(o)lsom (see whole, -some1); c. Old High German heilsam, Old Norse heilsamr]
whole′some•ly, adv.
whole′some•ness, n.
syn: See healthy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wholesome - conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
sound - financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy"
unwholesome - detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"
2.wholesome - sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind; "exercise develops wholesome appetites"; "a grin on his ugly wholesome face"
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"

wholesome

wholesome

adjective
1. Promoting good health:
2. Not lewd or obscene:
3. Having good health:
Idioms: fit as a fiddle, hale and hearty, in fine fettle.
Translations
صِحّي، نافِع للصِّحَّه
sund
hollur, heilsusamlegur
sveikai
vērtīgsveselīgs

wholesome

[ˈhəʊlsəm] ADJsano, saludable

wholesome

[ˈhəʊlsəm] adj
(= healthy, nutritious) [food] → sain(e)
(= moral, clean) [activity, fun, entertainment] → sain(e); [person] → sain(e)

wholesome

adj
gesund; foodgesund, bekömmlich
(= moral) entertainment, filmerbaulich; personmustergültig

wholesome

[ˈhəʊlsəm] adj (gen) → sano/a; (climate) → salubre

wholesome

(ˈhəulsəm) adjective
healthy; causing good health. wholesome food; wholesome exercise.
ˈwholesomely adverb
ˈwholesomeness noun

wholesome

a. sano-a, saludable.
References in classic literature ?
As there is no wholesomer, so perhaps there are few stronger, sleeping potions than fatigue.
At the age of womanhood, she was, by her own request, baptized, and became a member of the Christian church in the place; and showed so much intelligence, activity and zeal, and desire to do good in the world, that she was at last recommended, and approved as a missionary to one of the stations in Africa; and we have heard that the same activity and ingenuity which, when a child, made her so multiform and restless in her developments, is now employed, in a safer and wholesomer manner, in teaching the children of her own country.
When they were all gone, and when Trabb and his men - but not his boy: I looked for him - had crammed their mummery into bags, and were gone too, the house felt wholesomer.