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Synonyms for wholesome
ˈhoʊl səmwhole·some

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  1. wholesomeadjective


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  4. wholesomeadjective

    sound and healthy

    healthful, healthy, salubrious


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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.

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wholesome

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. wholesomeadjective

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

  2. wholesomeadjective

    beneficial, good

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wholesomeadjective

    healthy, salubrious, salutary, nutritious, beneficial


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wholesome":

    healthy, hygienic, nutritious, sound

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  1. Mark Whittle:

    I think you really should learn the stories of these young ladies, you really should read the bios and know what they go through, he said. Pastorchikcompeted for the title against 100 otheryoung women at the 19thannual swimsuit competition. The finalists were selected from more than 18,000 Hooters waitresses who currently work in one of the more than 400 restaurants worldwide. According to Hooters, contestants are evaluated based on responses to interview questions, personality and overall contribution to the Hooters brand, as well as swimsuit attire. The cornerstone of the brand is the world famous Hooters girls, she is beautiful, wholesome, optimistic, charismatic and the greatest antidote to a bad day. Pastorchik will receive a $ 30,000 cash prize and the chance to serve as the face of the Hooters brand with opportunities to appear in advertisements and assist in international openings. The newHooters queen has her real estate license and attends a technical school where she studies business. She says she plans to put her winnings towards a four-year degree.

  2. 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.

  3. Mickey Mehta:

    Dr. Dr. everywhere but very few Drs. to heal and care, break away from just medicines, promote wholesome healing processes and dare. Don't just deal with me, feel me and heal me.

  4. Lord Salisbury:

    If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent if you believe the military, nothing is safe.

  5. 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.

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