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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:

    healthy, hygienic, nutritious, sound

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How to use wholesome in a sentence?

  1. Anatole France:

    The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards; and curiosity itself can be vivid and wholesome only in proportion as the mind is contented and happy.

  2. Richard Steele:

    Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. It is wholesome and bracing for the mind to have its faculties kept on the stretch.

  3. 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.

  4. Dawn Wells:

    I have been resonating with young boys for 50 years, [But] it was wholesome and not risque. So mom and dad didn’t care what you watched. And I think we raised a good generation because of that… I’ve had soldiers tell me, ‘I carried your picture in my helmet.’ I had families say, ‘The only way we ever got along was when we were watching your show.’ It had an impact that was far more than just 30 minutes.

  5. Mickey Mehta:

    Alone you may be powerful but together you are a force. Being connected to as many moving forward, uplifting as many on your way up, makes this world more inclusive, wholesome and more harmonious. Let your connections be channelized, remain connected flourish and get MickeyMized.


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