well-balanced


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well-bal·anced

(wĕl′băl′ənst)
adj.
1. Evenly balanced, proportioned, or regulated: a well-balanced diet; a well-balanced curriculum.
2. Mentally or emotionally stable; well-adjusted: raising a well-balanced child.
3. Engaging in varied activities or having varied interests: a well-balanced student.
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well-balanced

adj (well balanced when postpositive)
1. having good balance or proportions
2. (Psychology) of balanced mind; sane or sensible
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well′-bal′anced



adj.
1. rightly balanced, adjusted, or regulated: a well-balanced diet.
2. sensible; sane: a well-balanced mind.
[1620–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-balanced - in an optimal state of balance or equilibrium; "a well-balanced wheel"
balanced - being in a state of proper equilibrium; "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
2.well-balanced - free from psychological disorder; "a well-adjusted personality"
adjusted - adjusted to demands of daily living; showing emotional stability
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well-balanced

adjective
2. healthy, balanced, mixed, varied, sensible a well-balanced diet
3. well-proportioned, proportional, graceful, harmonious, symmetrical Intervals of depth are essential to a well-balanced composition.
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Translations

well-balanced

[ˌwelˈbælənsd] ADJbien equilibrado
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well-balanced

[ˌwɛlˈbælənst] adjequilibrato/a
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