having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
"a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
turgid, gangrenous, diseased, mortified, icteric, cytomegalic, flatulent, intumescent, foamy, windburned, proinflammatory, gassy, wheezing, morbid, sunburned, inflamed, creaky, edematous, asthmatic, bloodshot, chilblained, frothing, dehydrated, blebby, foaming, blistery, ingrown, pro-inflammatory, yellow, pathological, enlarged, sickly, rheumatic, colicky, sallow, unwholesome, sore-eyed, ingrowing, dropsical, unsound, puffy, pathologic, unhealthy, inconsiderable, bad, caseous, jaundiced, unfit, carbuncled, carious, cankerous, ulcerous, tumid, angry, tumescent, membrane-forming, carbuncular, inflammatory, unreasonable, wheezy, mental, ulcerated, arthritic, windburnt, rheumy, rheumatoid, varicose, sunburnt, membranous
financially secure and functioning well
"a healthy economy"
chilblained, dropsical, ulcerated, caseous, creaky, gangrenous, rheumy, cankerous, blistery, enlarged, edematous, unreasonable, morbid, proinflammatory, bloodshot, sickly, unwholesome, turgid, intumescent, mortified, tumid, carious, yellow, rheumatic, membrane-forming, flatulent, sore-eyed, arthritic, foamy, bad, dehydrated, gassy, windburned, puffy, unsound, windburnt, carbuncled, ingrowing, cytomegalic, tumescent, icteric, foaming, blebby, rheumatoid, membranous, unfit, varicose, angry, inconsiderable, sallow, jaundiced, pathological, inflamed, mental, diseased, wheezy, ingrown, pro-inflammatory, frothing, ulcerous, pathologic, colicky, inflammatory, sunburnt, sunburned, carbuncular, asthmatic, unhealthy, wheezing
healthy, salubrious, good for you(p)(adj)
promoting health; healthful
"a healthy diet"; "clean healthy air"; "plenty of healthy sleep"; "healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"; "the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis; "carrots are good for you"
caseous, arthritic, tumid, unfit, mortified, gassy, jaundiced, foamy, ulcerous, pro-inflammatory, cankerous, rheumatic, dropsical, intumescent, flatulent, cytomegalic, asthmatic, ulcerated, diseased, unreasonable, blistery, wheezy, colicky, unsound, ingrown, ingrowing, windburned, morbid, blebby, sickly, rheumy, bad, wheezing, chilblained, icteric, membranous, inconsiderable, sunburnt, inflammatory, tumescent, enlarged, angry, bloodshot, sunburned, carious, yellow, carbuncled, turgid, dehydrated, unwholesome, puffy, gangrenous, sallow, creaky, mental, varicose, windburnt, frothing, carbuncular, membrane-forming, pathologic, edematous, inflamed, unhealthy, proinflammatory, rheumatoid, pathological, foaming, sore-eyed
healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed, sound(adj)
exercising or showing good judgment
"healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision"
levelheaded, reasoning(a), good, salubrious, well-informed, sizable, sound, wakeless, well-grounded, sizeable, effectual, thinking(a), hefty, profound, heavy, reasoned, legal, respectable, intelligent, goodly, goodish, level-headed, tidy, good for you(p)
pathological, cytomegalic, unreasonable, ulcerated, blistery, inflamed, colicky, inconsiderable, turgid, tumescent, foamy, foaming, unfit, chilblained, blebby, gassy, ingrowing, rheumy, gangrenous, sore-eyed, edematous, windburned, pro-inflammatory, angry, mortified, sunburnt, intumescent, morbid, flatulent, ulcerous, unhealthy, pathologic, unsound, cankerous, inflammatory, bloodshot, proinflammatory, dehydrated, varicose, sunburned, enlarged, membrane-forming, dropsical, mental, sickly, jaundiced, caseous, wheezy, ingrown, rheumatic, tumid, unwholesome, diseased, creaky, carbuncular, windburnt, frothing, icteric, bad, asthmatic, yellow, puffy, carious, wheezing, carbuncled, rheumatoid, membranous, sallow, arthritic
goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy(adj)
large in amount or extent or degree
"it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
levelheaded, good, brawny, powerful, honorable, sizable, sound, kempt, sizeable, hefty, salubrious, respectable, sinewy, ample, intelligent, estimable, goodly, goodish, level-headed, muscular, tidy, good for you(p)
pathologic, tumescent, morbid, rheumy, unhealthy, proinflammatory, edematous, chilblained, creaky, blistery, sore-eyed, gangrenous, intumescent, wheezing, cankerous, carbuncled, flatulent, diseased, varicose, unwholesome, rheumatoid, sickly, ingrowing, caseous, angry, mental, asthmatic, inflamed, inconsiderable, inflammatory, sallow, ulcerous, unreasonable, unfit, icteric, gassy, ingrown, jaundiced, ulcerated, foamy, rheumatic, turgid, arthritic, unsound, dropsical, pro-inflammatory, dehydrated, wheezy, sunburnt, puffy, carbuncular, mortified, sunburned, windburned, carious, cytomegalic, bad, membranous, pathological, blebby, colicky, yellow, tumid, membrane-forming, bloodshot, foaming, enlarged, frothing, windburnt
He was father to three healthy kids.
Conducive to health.
A healthy diet and exercise can help to maintain proper weight.
Sam unwrapped the sandwich and took a healthy bite out of the middle.
Healthy spankings never fail to restore a rascal's healthy respect for his educators, said dad while he gave Paul a healthy belting over the knee
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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How to use healthy in a sentence?
I tested students on a challenging memory task that required them to differentiate between similar-looking objects in memory. I found that one semester of increased exercise in my class improved their response times for correctly answered questions. In other words, they answered correctly more quickly if they were in my exercise class compared to if they were not in the exercise class, improvements in response times have been reported before, but this was unique because it was shown in a group of healthy young university students with just once a week of increased exercise. This suggests that if significant effects can be seen with this modest amount of exercise, then we might see even more striking effects if we got up to two to four times a week of increased exercise.
The healthy man does not torture others -- generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
I have no idea. But if he did, I am going to assume it was a pittance -- they don't pay that much, it really was so the world could see him doing the healthy things.
Most of the time, those babies are healthy and robust, nature takes care of itself.
(people) need help in knowing what a healthy diet is and to make it as easy as possible, you need to be able to see 'I need this many servings of this group and that group' and understand what the plate should look like.
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- salubreCatalan, Valencian
- съдравъ, ⱄⱏⰴⱃⰰⰲⱏOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- gesund, ordentlich, anständigGerman
- εύρωστος, ακμαίος, γερός, δέων, ικανός, υγιεινός, υγιήςGreek
- sano, saludableSpanish
- terveellinen, hyvinvoiva, terve, kunnollinen, reiluFinnish
- en bonne santé, sain, bon pour la santé, [[en]] [[bonne]] [[santé]]French
- folláin, sláintiúilIrish
- fallainScottish Gaelic
- saudable, sanGalician
- निरोग, चंगाHindi
- առողջարար, առողջArmenian
- sano, salutareItalian
- 健康的, 達者, 健康Japanese
- sveikatingas, sveikasLithuanian
- veselīgs, veselsLatvian
- segar, sihatMalay
- hartig, gezond, duchtig, deugdelijkDutch
- saun, sang, sanRomansh
- здоровый, полезныйRussian
- कल्य, नीरोग, स्वस्थSanskrit
- zdrȁv, здра̏вSerbo-Croatian
- صحت مند, نیروگUrdu
- khỏe mạnhVietnamese
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