English syllables. 2014.
English syllables. 2014.
Healthful — Health ful ( f[.u]l), a. 1. Full of health; free from illness or disease; well; whole; sound; healthy; as, a healthful body or mind; a healthful plant. [1913 Webster] 2. Serving to promote health of body or mind; wholesome; salubrious; salutary;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
healthful — healthful, healthy, wholesome, salubrious, salutary, hygienic, sanitary are comparable when they mean conducive or beneficial to the health or soundness of body or mind. Healthful is more common than healthy as the term carrying this sense (see… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
healthful — / healthy [adj1] good for one’s wellness advantageous, aiding, aseptic, beneficial, benign, body building, bracing, cathartic, clean, compensatory, conducive, corrective, desirable, disease free, energy giving, fresh, harmless, healing, health… … New thesaurus
healthful — index remedial, salubrious, salutary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
healthful — late 14c., wholesome, curative, saving, from HEALTH (Cf. health) + FUL (Cf. ful). Related: Healthfully; healthfulness … Etymology dictionary
healthful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or conducive to good health. DERIVATIVES healthfully adverb healthfulness noun … English terms dictionary
healthful — [helth′fəl] adj. 1. helping to produce, promote, or maintain health; salutary; wholesome 2. Rare HEALTHY healthfully adv. healthfulness n … English World dictionary
healthful — adjective Date: 14th century 1. beneficial to health of body or mind 2. healthy < he felt incapable of looking into the girl s pretty, healthful face Saul Bellow > • healthfully adverb • healthfulness noun Synonyms: healthful, wholeso … New Collegiate Dictionary
healthful — [[t]he̱lθfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is healthful is good for your health. Does the college cafeteria provide a healthful diet?... Chinese cooking is both low in calories and healthful. Syn: healthy … English dictionary
healthful — /ˈhɛlθfʊl/ (say helthfool) adjective 1. conducive to health; wholesome, or salutary: *After these occasions there was consciousness of exertion – a good strain such as the body might feel from healthful, unaccustomed action. –shirley hazzard,… …
healthful — healthfully, adv. healthfulness, n. /helth feuhl/, adj. 1. conducive to health; wholesome or salutary: a healthful diet. 2. healthy. [1350 1400; ME helthful. See HEALTH, FUL] Syn. See healthy. * * * … Universalium