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One entry found for healthful.
Main Entry: health·ful
Pronunciation: primarystresshelth-fschwal
Function: adjective
1 : good for the health of the body or mind <healthful exercise>
2 : HEALTHY 1
- health·ful·ly /-fschwa-lemacron/ adverb
- health·ful·ness noun
synonyms HEALTHFUL, WHOLESOME mean good for the health of the body or mind. HEALTHFUL suggests a positive contribution to a healthy condition <a healthful diet>. WHOLESOME applies to whatever benefits, builds up, or maintains one's physical, mental, or spiritual health <wholesome foods> <wholesome family entertainment>.

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