HyperDic: health

English > 2 senses of the word health:
NOUNstatehealth, wellnessa healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
statehealththe general condition of body and mind
health > pronunciation
Soundshheh'lth
Rhymescommonwealth ... wealth: 4 rhymes with ehlth...
English > health: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA healthy state of wellbeing free from disease.
Example"physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients"
Synonymwellness
AttributeshealthyHaving or indicating good health in body or mind
unhealthynot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
Broaderwellbeing, well-being, welfare, upbeat, eudaemonia, eudaimoniaA contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
Oppositeillness, unwellness, malady, sicknessimpairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
Spanishsalud, sanidad
Catalansalut, sanitat
Adjectiveshealthyhaving or indicating good health in body or mind
English > health: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe general condition of body and mind.
Examples
  • "his delicate health"
  • "in poor health"
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Adjectiveshealthyhaving or indicating good health in body or mind

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