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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


Antonymsunhealthy

2. healthy financially secure and functioning well


SamplesA healthy economy.


Similarsound


Antonymsunsound

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


Similarwholesome


Antonymsunwholesome

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


Antonymsunreasonable

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


Similarconsiderable


Antonymsinconsiderable









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