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Meaning of HEALTHY

Pronunciation:  'helthee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"
  2. [adj]  having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
  3. [adj]  promoting health; healthful; "a healthy diet"; "clean healthy air"; "plenty of healthy sleep"; "healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"; "the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis; "carrots are good for you"
  4. [adj]  exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem";"sound advice"; "no reasonable explanation for his decision"
  5. [adj]  financially secure and functioning well; "a healthy economy"

HEALTHY is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: able, able-bodied, blooming, bouncing, conditioned, firm, fit, flourishing, flushed, full-blooded, good, good for you(p), growing, hale, hearty, in condition(p), intelligent, levelheaded, lusty, reasonable, red-blooded, rose-cheeked, rosy, rosy-cheeked, rubicund, ruddy, salubrious, sanguine, sensible, thriving, well-preserved, whole, wholesome
 Antonyms: unfit, unhealthy
 See Also: healthy, robust, sound, well



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Health"y\, a. [Compar. {Healthier}; superl.
1. Being in a state of health; enjoying health; hale; sound;
   free from disease; as, a healthy chid; a healthy plant.

         His mind was now in a firm and healthy state.

2. Evincing health; as, a healthy pulse; a healthy

3. Conducive to health; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as,
   a healthy exercise; a healthy climate.

Syn: Vigorous; sound; hale; salubrious; healthful; wholesome;

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