having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
"a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
turgid, gangrenous, diseased, mortified, icteric, cytomegalic, flatulent, intumescent, foamy, windburned, proinflammatory, gassy, wheezing, morbid, sunburned, inflamed, creaky, edematous, asthmatic, bloodshot, chilblained, frothing, dehydrated, blebby, foaming, blistery, ingrown, pro-inflammatory, yellow, pathological, enlarged, sickly, rheumatic, colicky, sallow, unwholesome, sore-eyed, ingrowing, dropsical, unsound, puffy, pathologic, unhealthy, inconsiderable, bad, caseous, jaundiced, unfit, carbuncled, carious, cankerous, ulcerous, tumid, angry, tumescent, membrane-forming, carbuncular, inflammatory, unreasonable, wheezy, mental, ulcerated, arthritic, windburnt, rheumy, rheumatoid, varicose, sunburnt, membranous
financially secure and functioning well
"a healthy economy"
chilblained, dropsical, ulcerated, caseous, creaky, gangrenous, rheumy, cankerous, blistery, enlarged, edematous, unreasonable, morbid, proinflammatory, bloodshot, sickly, unwholesome, turgid, intumescent, mortified, tumid, carious, yellow, rheumatic, membrane-forming, flatulent, sore-eyed, arthritic, foamy, bad, dehydrated, gassy, windburned, puffy, unsound, windburnt, carbuncled, ingrowing, cytomegalic, tumescent, icteric, foaming, blebby, rheumatoid, membranous, unfit, varicose, angry, inconsiderable, sallow, jaundiced, pathological, inflamed, mental, diseased, wheezy, ingrown, pro-inflammatory, frothing, ulcerous, pathologic, colicky, inflammatory, sunburnt, sunburned, carbuncular, asthmatic, unhealthy, wheezing
healthy, salubrious, good for you(p)(adj)
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"
caseous, arthritic, tumid, unfit, mortified, gassy, jaundiced, foamy, ulcerous, pro-inflammatory, cankerous, rheumatic, dropsical, intumescent, flatulent, cytomegalic, asthmatic, ulcerated, diseased, unreasonable, blistery, wheezy, colicky, unsound, ingrown, ingrowing, windburned, morbid, blebby, sickly, rheumy, bad, wheezing, chilblained, icteric, membranous, inconsiderable, sunburnt, inflammatory, tumescent, enlarged, angry, bloodshot, sunburned, carious, yellow, carbuncled, turgid, dehydrated, unwholesome, puffy, gangrenous, sallow, creaky, mental, varicose, windburnt, frothing, carbuncular, membrane-forming, pathologic, edematous, inflamed, unhealthy, proinflammatory, rheumatoid, pathological, foaming, sore-eyed
healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed, sound(adj)
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 sound explanation for his decision"
levelheaded, reasoning(a), good, salubrious, well-informed, sizable, sound, wakeless, well-grounded, sizeable, effectual, thinking(a), hefty, profound, healthy, heavy, reasoned, legal, respectable, intelligent, goodly, goodish, level-headed, tidy, good for you(p)
pathological, cytomegalic, unreasonable, ulcerated, blistery, inflamed, colicky, inconsiderable, turgid, tumescent, foamy, foaming, unfit, chilblained, blebby, gassy, ingrowing, rheumy, gangrenous, sore-eyed, edematous, windburned, pro-inflammatory, angry, mortified, sunburnt, intumescent, morbid, flatulent, ulcerous, unhealthy, pathologic, unsound, cankerous, inflammatory, bloodshot, proinflammatory, dehydrated, varicose, sunburned, enlarged, membrane-forming, dropsical, mental, sickly, jaundiced, caseous, wheezy, ingrown, rheumatic, tumid, unwholesome, diseased, creaky, carbuncular, windburnt, frothing, icteric, bad, asthmatic, yellow, puffy, carious, wheezing, carbuncled, rheumatoid, membranous, sallow, arthritic
goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy(adj)
large in amount or extent or degree
"it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
levelheaded, good, brawny, powerful, honorable, sizable, sound, kempt, sizeable, hefty, healthy, salubrious, respectable, sinewy, ample, intelligent, estimable, goodly, goodish, level-headed, muscular, tidy, good for you(p)
pathologic, tumescent, morbid, rheumy, unhealthy, proinflammatory, edematous, chilblained, creaky, blistery, sore-eyed, gangrenous, intumescent, wheezing, cankerous, carbuncled, flatulent, diseased, varicose, unwholesome, rheumatoid, sickly, ingrowing, caseous, angry, mental, asthmatic, inflamed, inconsiderable, inflammatory, sallow, ulcerous, unreasonable, unfit, icteric, gassy, ingrown, jaundiced, ulcerated, foamy, rheumatic, turgid, arthritic, unsound, dropsical, pro-inflammatory, dehydrated, wheezy, sunburnt, puffy, carbuncular, mortified, sunburned, windburned, carious, cytomegalic, bad, membranous, pathological, blebby, colicky, yellow, tumid, membrane-forming, bloodshot, foaming, enlarged, frothing, windburnt
healthy(adjective)Enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit: well.
healthy(adjective)Conducive to health.
healthy(adjective)Significant, hefty; beneficial.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Healthy is most correctly used to signify possessing or enjoying health or its results; as, a healthy person; a healthy condition. Healthful signifies promotive of health, tending or adapted to confer, preserve, or promote health; as, a healthful climate. Wholesome food in a healthful climate makes a healthy man. With healthful are ranged the words hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, and wholesome, while the other words are associated with healthy. Salubrious is always used in the physical sense, and is chiefly applied to air or climate. Salutary is now chiefly used in the moral sense; as, a salutary lesson.
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Translations for healthy
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- salubreCatalan, Valencian
- съдравъ, ⱄⱏⰴⱃⰰⰲⱏOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- gesund, ordentlich, anständigGerman
- εύρωστος, ακμαίος, γερός, δέων, ικανός, υγιεινός, υγιήςGreek
- sano, saludableSpanish
- terveellinen, hyvinvoiva, terve, kunnollinen, reiluFinnish
- en bonne santé, sain, bon pour la santé, [[en]] [[bonne]] [[santé]]French
- folláin, sláintiúilIrish
- fallainScottish Gaelic
- saudable, sanGalician
- निरोग, चंगाHindi
- առողջարար, առողջArmenian
- sano, salutareItalian
- 健康的, 達者, 健康Japanese
- sveikatingas, sveikasLithuanian
- veselīgs, veselsLatvian
- segar, sihatMalay
- hartig, gezond, duchtig, deugdelijkDutch
- saun, sang, sanRomansh
- здоровый, полезныйRussian
- कल्य, नीरोग, स्वस्थSanskrit
- zdrȁv, здра̏вSerbo-Croatian
- صحت مند, نیروگUrdu
- khỏe mạnhVietnamese
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