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health·y

healthy

 
 
pronunciation:
hel thi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: healthier, healthiest
definition 1: being free from illness; sound.
She suffered from frequent illness as a child, but she's been healthy as an adult.
synonyms:
hale, healthful, sound, well
antonyms:
ailing, bad, delicate, ill, infirm, sick, unhealthy
similar words:
able-bodied, fit, hearty, normal, robust, vigorous, whole
definition 2: relating to good mental and physical condition.
He's trying to adopt a healthy way of life these days.
synonyms:
salutary
antonyms:
unhealthy, unwholesome
similar words:
healthful, hearty, right, robust, salubrious, wholesome
definition 3: reflecting good mental or physical condition.
Her helpfulness and optimism show a healthier outlook on life.Both boys have a healthy appearance.
antonyms:
ghastly, sickly, unhealthy, unwholesome
similar words:
healthful, right, salubrious, sleek, wholesome
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derivations: healthily (adv.), healthiness (n.)
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