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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 illness; sound.
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.
a healthy way of life
synonyms:
salutary
antonyms:
unhealthy, unwholesome
similar words:
healthful, hearty, right, robust, salubrious, wholesome
definition 3: reflecting good mental or physical condition.
a healthy outlooka healthy appearance
antonyms:
ghastly, sickly, unhealthy, unwholesome
similar words:
healthful, right, salubrious, 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.