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Synonyms for wholesome
ˈhoʊl səm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wholesome(adj)

    conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

    "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"

    Antonyms:
    offensive, jejune, unhealthful, loathsome, nauseous, morbid, insalubrious, nauseating, sickening, insubstantial, noisome, queasy, unwholesome, vile, unhealthy, rich

  2. wholesome(adj)

    sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind

    "exercise develops wholesome appetites"; "a grin on his ugly wholesome face"

    Antonyms:
    queasy, sickening, morbid, rich, nauseating, jejune, unhealthy, insalubrious, noisome, nauseous, offensive, loathsome, unhealthful, vile, insubstantial, unwholesome

Wiktionary

  1. wholesome(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unwholesome

  2. wholesome(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unwholesome

  3. wholesome(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unwholesome

  4. wholesome(adjective)

    sound and healthy

    Synonyms:
    healthful, healthy, salubrious

    Antonyms:
    unwholesome

  5. wholesome(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unwholesome

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wholesome

    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.

    Synonyms:
    hale, healthful, healthy, hearty, hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, sound, strong, vigorous, well

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wholesome

    Synonyms:
    healthful, salubrious, salutary, salutiferous, beneficial, nutritious, healing

    Antonyms:
    unhealthy, unhealthful, insalubrious, insanitary, prejudicial, unwholesome, deleterious, detrimental, morbific

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wholesome(a.)

    Synonyms:
    healthy, healthful, salubrious, salutary, salutiferous, helpful, nourishing, nutritious, strengthening, invigorating, roborant

  2. wholesome(a.)

    Synonyms:
    beneficial, good

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wholesome(a)

    Synonyms:
    healthy, salubrious, salutary, nutritious, beneficial

    Antonyms:
    unhealthy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wholesome":

    healthy, hygienic, nutritious, sound

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How to use wholesome in a sentence?

  1. James Russell Lowell:

    Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.

  2. Alison Brie:

    The biggest misconception about me is that I’m very wholesome, after playing Trudy and Annie back to back, people would say, ‘Oh, you’re like Miss Priss,’ and I’m really not. I had a very wild 20s.

  3. Ricky Dickson:

    Over the past several months, we have been working to make our facilities even better, and to make sure everything we produce is safe, wholesome and of the highest quality.

  4. James Russell Lowell:

    Solitude is as needed to the imagination as society is wholesome to the character.

  5. Jonathan Swift, "A Modest Proposal":

    I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled, and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.

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