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health·y

 (hĕl′thē)
adj. health·i·er, health·i·est
1. Possessing good health: a healthy child.
2. Conducive to good health; healthful: healthy air.
3. Indicative of sound, rational thinking or frame of mind: a healthy attitude.
4. Sizable; considerable: a healthy portion of peas; a healthy raise in salary.
adv.
So as to promote one's health; in a healthy way: If you eat healthy, you'll probably live longer.

health′i·ly adv.
health′i·ness n.
Synonyms: healthy, wholesome, sound2, hale1, robust, well2
These adjectives refer to a state of good physical health. Healthy stresses the absence of disease or infirmity and is used of whole organisms as well as their parts: a healthy baby; flossed daily to promote healthy gums. Wholesome suggests a state of good health associated with youthful vitality or clean living: "In truth, a wholesome, ruddy, blooming creature she was" (Harriet Beecher Stowe).
Healthy and wholesome are often extended to conditions or choices deemed conducive to good health: a healthy lifestyle; wholesome foods. Sound emphasizes freedom from injury, imperfection, or impairment: "The man with the toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound" (George Bernard Shaw).
Hale stresses freedom from infirmity, especially in elderly persons, while robust emphasizes healthy strength and ruggedness: "He is pretty well advanced in years, but hale, robust, and florid" (Tobias Smollett).
Well indicates absence of or recovery from illness: felt well enough to make the trip.
Usage Note: Some people insist on maintaining a distinction between the words healthy and healthful. In this view, healthful means "conducive to good health" and is applied to things that promote health, while healthy means "possessing good health," and is applied solely to people and other organisms. Accordingly, healthy people have healthful habits. However, healthy has been used to mean "healthful" since the 1500s, as in this example from John Locke's Some Thoughts Concerning Education: "Gardening ... and working in wood, are fit and healthy recreations for a man of study or business." In fact, the word healthy is far more common than healthful when modifying words like diet, exercise, and foods, and healthy may strike many readers as more natural in many contexts. Certainly, both healthy and healthful must be considered standard in describing that which promotes health.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.healthiness - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental diseasehealthiness - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
haleness, wholeness - a state of robust good health
vim, vitality, energy - a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor"
blush, rosiness, flush, bloom - a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
glow, freshness - an alert and refreshed state
radiance - an attractive combination of good health and happiness; "the radiance of her countenance"
sturdiness - the state of being vigorous and robust
condition, shape - the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')

healthiness

noun
The condition of being physically and mentally sound:
Translations
صِحَّه، عافيَه
zdravost
sundhed
egészséges volta vkinek
heilnæmi
sağlığa yararlılıksıhhîlik

healthiness

n (lit, fig)Gesundheit f; (of bank balance)gesunder Zustand

health

(helθ) noun
1. the state of being well or ill. He is in good/poor health.
2. the state of being well. I may be getting old, but so long as I keep my health, I'll be happy.
ˈhealthy adjective
1. (generally) having good health. I'm rarely ill – I'm really a very healthy person; My bank balance is healthier now than it used to be.
2. causing or helping to produce good health. a healthy climate.
3. resulting from good health. a healthy appetite.
4. showing a sensible concern for one's own well-being etc. He shows a healthy respect for the law.
ˈhealthiness noun
ˈhealth maintenance organization noun
(abbreviation HMO) (American) a system of health centers providing medical treatment, preventive care and hospitalization to its paying members.
health service
(the organization which runs) all the medical services of a country which are available to the public.
drink (to) someone's health
to drink a toast to someone, wishing him good health.
References in classic literature ?
He who listened, while the other read, was the master of the house, now emaciated in form, and altered as to the expression and healthiness of his countenance; for his mind had dwelt too long among visionary thoughts, and his body had been worn by imprisonment and stripes.
The miasma, in all probability, arises from these: for the town of Arica was similarly circumstanced, and its healthiness was much improved by the drainage of some little pools.
But during the 'mid-Victorian' years, there was also a comparative healthiness in the lives of the well-to-do classes and in literature which had never before been equalled and which may finally prove no less praiseworthy than the rather self-conscious freedom and unrestraint of the early twentieth century.
In order to understand this type, we must first be quite clear in regard to the leading physiological condition on which it depends: this condition is what I call GREAT HEALTHINESS.
We, the new, the nameless, the hard-to-understand,"--it says there,--"we firstlings of a yet untried future--we require for a new end also a new means, namely, a new healthiness, stronger, sharper, tougher, bolder and merrier than all healthiness hitherto.
The quick healing of the lacerations attested the healthiness of his blood.
to provide a network healthiness check service that analyzes and verifies the integrity of the data traffic on the control system communications busses at its Mizushima Works.
This fun run celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuals giving back to their communities.
The special assistant to chief minister said that health department is related to salvation and healthiness of the humanity and in this connection no negligence will be tolerated.
Forget limp lettuce leaves, this awesome explosion of healthiness takes side salads to a whole new level.
Maria Felix, owner & CEO says: “As healthiness and adaptability are dominating trends for the present market, we see a big potential for Sweet Pacific Foodfarms - Organic & Kosher Coconut Sugar as a tabletop sweetener, Since Sweet Pacific Foodfarms - Premium Organic Coconut Sugar is of natural origin with a low-glycemic index, it is very appealing to consumers that are looking for natural ingredients and who are concerned about their nutritional intake and their overall wellness.
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