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Princeton's WordNet

  1. healthful(adj)

    conducive to good health of body or mind

    "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"


    infective, unmedicative, unhealthy, unmedicinal, disabling, unmedical, crippling, nonmedicinal, pathogenic, incapacitating, unhealthful, morbific, cytopathogenic

  2. sanitary, healthful(adj)

    free from filth and pathogens

    "sanitary conditions for preparing food"; "a sanitary washroom"


    unhealthful, nonmedicinal, pathogenic, incapacitating, unhealthy, morbific, unmedicinal, cytopathogenic, infective, unmedical, disabling, crippling, unmedicative


  1. healthful(adjective)

    healthy, salubrious, salutary

  2. healthful(adjective)

    Beneficial to health of body or mind.

    healthy, salutary, salubrious

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. healthful

    Healthy is most correctly used to signify possessing or enjoying health or its results; as, a healthy person; a healthy condition. Healthful signifies promotive of health, tending or adapted to confer, preserve, or promote health; as, a healthful climate. Wholesome food in a healthful climate makes a healthy man. With healthful are ranged the words hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, and wholesome, while the other words are associated with healthy. Salubrious is always used in the physical sense, and is chiefly applied to air or climate. Salutary is now chiefly used in the moral sense; as, a salutary lesson.

    hale, healthy, hearty, hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, sound, strong, vigorous, well, wholesome

    delicate, diseased, emaciated, exhausted, failing, fainting, fragile, frail, ill, sick, unhealthy, unsound, wasted, weak, worn, worn down, worn out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. healthful(a.)

    wholesome, salubrious, salutary, healthy, health-giving

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. healthful(a)

    healthy, salubrious, wholesome

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  1. Sir John Lubbock:

    When important decisions have to be taken, the natural anxiety to come to a right decision will often keep you awake. Nothing, however, is more conducive to healthful sleep than plenty of open air.

  2. Rachel Stahl:

    For instance, it may make people less mindful of portion sizes and less likely to make healthful choices.

  3. Thomas Hood (1799-1845), in the poem called No!:

    No sun - no moon! No morn - no noon - No dawn - no dusk - no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member - No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!

  4. Deirdre Tobias:

    Walnuts and other tree nuts are a healthful source of plant-based protein and fat, they are a food that( is) consistent with overall dietary recommendations and can easily be incorporated into a patient’s diet, if they like walnuts and are not allergic.

  5. Deidre Tobias:

    A healthful combination of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and perhaps some fish or lean protein can provide a flexible road map to overall high quality eating.

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