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health·ful

healthful

 
pronunciation:
helth fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: beneficial to the health.
The doctor advised that she eat a more healthful diet.Broccoli and cauliflower are healthful vegetables.
antonyms:
unhealthy
similar words:
salubrious, wholesome
definition 2: sound; healthy.
She appeared to be a healthful child despite her abandonment.
antonyms:
unhealthy
similar words:
healthy
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derivations: healthfully (adv.), healthfulness (n.)
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