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Definition 1: conducive to good health of body or mind - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where healthful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a healthful climate
  • a healthful environment
  • healthful nutrition
  • healthful sleep
  • Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance

(healthful is similar to ...) capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms

(healthful is similar to ...) promoting recuperation

"recuperative powers" "strongly recuperative remedies" "restorative effects of exercise"

(healthful is similar to ...) preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease

"preventive medicine" "vaccines are prophylactic" "a prophylactic drug"

(healthful is similar to ...) designating 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

"orthomolecular medicine" "orthomolecular therapy"

(healthful is similar to ...) simple and healthful and close to nature

"an organic lifestyle"

(healthful is similar to ...) having the properties of medicine

"medicative drugs" "medicinal herbs" "medicinal properties"

(healthful is similar to ...) tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health

"beneficial effects of a balanced diet" "a good night's sleep" "the salutary influence of pure air"

(healthful is similar to ...) without the use of drugs

"drugless therapy"

(healthful is similar to ...) tending to cure or restore to health

"curative powers of herbal remedies" "her gentle healing hand" "remedial surgery" "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air" "a therapeutic agent" "therapeutic diets"

(healthful is similar to ...) emotionally purging

(healthful is similar to ...) relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)

(healthful is similar to ...) capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms

(means also ...) thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

"doctors in antiseptic green coats" "the antiseptic effect of alcohol" "it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities"

(means also ...) conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

"wholesome attitude" "wholesome appearance" "wholesome food"

Definition 2: free from filth and pathogens - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where healthful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sanitary conditions for preparing food
  • a sanitary washroom

Synonyms for healthful in the sense of this definition

(healthful is similar to ...) tending to promote or preserve health

"hygienic habits like using disposable tissues" "hygienic surroundings with plenty of fresh air"

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