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Definitions of healthy

  1. physically and mentally sound or healthy; " felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; " keeps fit with diet and exercise"
  2. promoting health; healthful; " a healthy diet"; " clean healthy air"; " plenty of healthy sleep"; " healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"; " the salubrious mountain air and water"- C. B. Davis; " carrots are good for you"
  3. financially secure and functioning well; " a healthy economy"
  4. having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; " a rosy healthy baby"; " staying fit and healthy"
  5. exercising or showing good judgment; " healthy 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 reasonable explanation for his decision"
  6. Being in a state of health; enjoying health; hale; sound; free from disease; as, a healthy chid; a healthy plant.
  7. Evincing health; as, a healthy pulse; a healthy complexion.
  8. Conducive to health; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as, a healthy exercise; a healthy climate.
  9. In a sound or wholesome condition; enjoying or contributing to bodily welfare.
  10. Healthily.
  11. Healthier.
  12. Healthiest.
  13. Well, in a state of normal functioning, free from disease.
  14. In a state of good health: conducive to health: sound: vigorous.
  15. HEALTHINESS.
  16. In a state of health; sound; wholesome.
  17. In a sound state; conducive to health.
  18. In a sound state of body; salubrious; enjoying health; vigorous.
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Usage examples for healthy

  1. Still, I always was healthy – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. One was disappointed,- perhaps,- but, after all, this was the only healthy way of talking, to say what is actually in your mind, and let sane creatures who listen to make what they can of it. – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  3. He could gather no clew to Will's purpose, so he remarked: Very nice, healthy looking mud, seems to me? – The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage by Charles G. D. Roberts
  4. Only those who were healthy and could march fast and long, were to accompany me. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  5. She was young and healthy looking. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  6. They were perfectly healthy until they- until they began to die. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  7. The good, healthy man sixty years of age is only a boy with added experience. – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  8. Dat's why de folks wus so healthy – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  9. If they had not been healthy the weather would surely have killed them off. – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  10. But that this may take place in the sound and healthy manner, the emotion must be steadily followed by the action which belongs to it. – The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie
  11. Now to say under oath one thing one day, and to deny it the next, is rather crooked business for a healthy Christian conscience to sanction. – Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity by Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
  12. Occasionally the disease develops in patients who have been extremely healthy until they were well past sixty. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  13. By reason the child might talk a bit and then get some healthy sleep. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  14. For Hughie's sake, I don't think we ought to live in the town; but it's easy enough to find healthy places just outside. – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  15. They were clear and blue, the clearer for the healthy brown of the face. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  16. They were not all well dressed, or even clean, but they seemed happy and healthy and merrily snapped their fingers at care. – Stories and Legends of Travel and History, for Children by Grace Greenwood
  17. Oh, it is not a healthy life; the body and the soul perish together. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  18. " Because," he answered, with an ugly smile, " this is not a very healthy place for strangers." – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  19. Very young babies, however, tend to do this, although healthy – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
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