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English adjective: healthy

1. healthy having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

SamplesA rosy healthy baby.
Staying fit and healthy.

Similaranicteric, bouncing, firm, florid, flushed, full-blooded, good, hale, hearty, hearty, lusty, red-blooded, rock-loving, rose-cheeked, rosy, rosy-cheeked, rubicund, ruddy, sanguine, sound, sun-loving, water-loving, well-preserved, whole, wholesome

See alsofit, robust, well, wholesome

Attributehealth, wellness


2. healthy financially secure and functioning well

SamplesA healthy economy.



3. healthy promoting health; healthful

SamplesA healthy diet.
Clean healthy air.
Plenty of healthy sleep.
Healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy.
The salubrious mountain air and water.
Carrots are good for you.

Synonymsgood for you, salubrious



4. healthy exercising or showing good judgment

SamplesHealthy 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.

Synonymsintelligent, level-headed, levelheaded, sound

Similarreasonable, sensible


5. healthy large in amount or extent or degree

SamplesIt cost a considerable amount.
A goodly amount.
Received a hefty bonus.
A respectable sum.
A tidy sum of money.
A sizable fortune.

Synonymsgoodish, goodly, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy



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