Healthsome
Healthsome Health"some (-s[u^]m), a. Wholesome; salubrious. [R.] ``Healthsome air.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • healthsome — thsəm adjective : wholesome, healthful lent the street an air of good healthsome quiet William Sansom …   Useful english dictionary

  • healthsome — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Promoting good health: healthful, healthy, hygienic, salubrious, salutary, wholesome. See HEALTH …   English dictionary for students

  • healthsome — health·some …   English syllables

  • hygienic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. cleanly, sanitary, uncontaminated; wholesome, salutary; clean. See health, cleanness. Ant., unhygienic, unclean. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. healthful, sanitary, clean; see pure 2 , sterile 3 . III… …   English dictionary for students

  • salutary — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. healthful, salubrious, wholesome; healing, medicinal, sanatory; tonic; beneficial, good. See health, goodness. Ant., insalubrious, unhealthful. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Healthful] Syn. salubrious …   English dictionary for students

  • wholesome — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. healthy, beneficial. See health, purity. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. nutritious, nutritive, nourishing, beneficial; see healthful . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. healthful, healthy, good for you …   English dictionary for students

  • healthful — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. nutritious, restorative, body building, sanative, sanitary, hygienic, salutary, invigorating, tonic, stimuLating, bracing, salubrious, wholesome, beneficial, health giving, nutritive, nourishing, energy giving, fresh,… …   English dictionary for students

  • healthy — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In good health] Syn. sound, trim, all right, normal, robust, hale, vigorous, well, hearty, husky, athletic, stout, lusty, rosy cheeked, potent, hardy, able bodied, virile, muscular, blooming, sturdy, safe and sound, in… …   English dictionary for students

  • salubrious — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sanitary, healthy, wholesome; see healthful . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. healthful, wholesome, salutary, beneficial, good for. ANT.: unhealthy, harmful III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Promoting good health:… …   English dictionary for students

  • healthy — 1550s, from HEALTH (Cf. health) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Slightly earlier in the same sense was healthsome (1530s). Related: Healthiness …   Etymology dictionary

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