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Synonyms for wholesome
ˈhoʊl səmwhole·some

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Wiktionary1.9 / 7 votes

  1. wholesomeadjective


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  4. wholesomeadjective

    sound and healthy

    healthful, healthy, salubrious


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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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.

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

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

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  1. wholesome

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

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

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  1. wholesomeadjective

    conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

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

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

  2. wholesomeadjective

    sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wholesomeadjective

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

  2. wholesomeadjective

    beneficial, good

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wholesomeadjective

    healthy, salubrious, salutary, nutritious, beneficial


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  1. List of paraphrases for "wholesome":

    healthy, hygienic, nutritious, sound

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  1. Dr. Isaac Barrow:

    He that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter.

  2. Gomez Fernandez:

    His ultimate intention was to entertain audiences in a wholesome way.

  3. Joel H. Hildebrand:

    The invention of IQ did a great disservice to creativity in education. ... Individuality, personality, originality, are too precious to be meddled with by amateur psychiatrists whose patterns for a 'wholesome personality' are inevitably their own.

  4. Ricky Dickson:

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

  5. Aretha Franklin:

    I always felt rock and roll was very, very wholesome music.

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