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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 ?
It is the wholesomest juice that ever was squeezed out of the grape," said she; "for, instead of disguising a man, as other liquor is apt to do, it brings him to his true self, and shows him as he ought to be.
William Vaughan is typical of the dietary authors in describing women's milk as "[the] wholesomest and purest [milk], because it is a restoratiue medicine for the braine and the consumption.