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healthy

health·y

healthy

 
pronunciation:
hel thi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: healthier, healthiest
definition 1: being free from sickness; well; fit.
Will you be healthy enough to play in the game tomorrow?
synonyms:
sound, well
antonyms:
bad, ill, infirm, sick, unhealthy
similar words:
fit, hearty, normal, robust
definition 2: having to do with a good mind and body.
Eating well every day is a healthy way to live.
antonyms:
unhealthy
similar words:
healthful, hearty, right, robust, wholesome
definition 3: showing good mental or physical condition.
She has a healthy appetite for fruits and vegetables.
antonyms:
ghastly, sickly
similar words:
healthful, right, sleek, wholesome
derivations: healthily (adv.), healthiness (n.)
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The word healthy contains the following part:
-y1, -ey Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by; full of; tending to
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The suffix -y1, -ey attaches to nouns and a few verbs to form adjectives.