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wholesome

whole·some

wholesome

 
 
pronunciation:
hol sm
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: promoting or resulting in general or moral well-being.
wholesome books
synonyms:
moral, virtuous
antonyms:
dirty, noisome, noxious, unwholesome
similar words:
decent, good, salutary, uplifting
definition 2: promoting or resulting in sound physical or mental health; salutary.
wholesome foodwholesome behavior
synonyms:
healthful, healthy, salubrious, salutary
antonyms:
noisome, noxious, unwholesome
similar words:
beneficial, good
definition 3: marked by freshness and health.
a wholesome appearance
synonyms:
hale, healthy
antonyms:
morbid, noisome, unwholesome
similar words:
clean-cut, fit, fresh, robust, vigorous, well
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derivations: wholesomely (adv.), wholesomeness (n.)
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