HyperDic: healthful

English > 2 senses of the word healthful:
ADJECTIVEallhealthfulconducive to good health of body or mind
allhealthful, sanitaryfree from filth / filth and pathogens
healthful > pronunciation
Soundshheh'lthfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > healthful: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconducive to good health of body or mind.
Examples
  • "a healthful climate"
  • "a healthful environment"
  • "healthful nutrition"
  • "healthful sleep"
  • "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"
Narroweranthelmintic, anthelminthic, helminthic, parasiticidalcapable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
antimicrobial, antimicrobiccapable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms
carminative, flatus-relievingrelieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)
cathartic, psychotherapeuticemotionally purging
curative, healing, alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutictending to cure or restore to health
druglessWithout the use of drugs
good, salutarytending to promote physical well-being
medicative, medicinalHaving the properties of medicine
organicsimple and healthful and close to nature
orthomolecularDesignating or relating to a form of treatment of mental disorders that seeks to restore biochemical balance in the body with large doses of vitamins and minerals
preventive, preventative, prophylacticpreventing or contributing to the prevention of disease
recuperative, restorativePromoting recuperation
See alsoantisepticThoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
wholesomeconducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
Oppositeunhealthfuldetrimental to good health
Spanishsaludable
Nounshealthfulnessthe quality of promoting good health
English > healthful: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFree from filth / filth and pathogens.
Synonymsanitary
Narrowerhygienic, hygienicaltending to promote or preserve health
Oppositeunsanitary, insanitary, unhealthfulnot sanitary or healthful
Spanishhigiénico, sanitario
Catalanhigiènic, sanitari
Nounshealthfulnessthe quality of promoting good health

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