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Definition of the adjective Healthful

What does Healthful mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more healthful / most healthful

  1. conducive to good health of body or mind
  2. free from filth and pathogens

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Google previewThe Readable Dictionary (1860)

by John Williams (of Lancaster, O.)

ealthful signifies promotive of health; as, a healthful climate, a 'healthful occupation. Saws [salutis], health.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by John Ogilvie

HEALTHFUL 478 HEART There is no health in us. 3. * Salvation or divine favour or grace. Ps. lxvii. 2. 'Take also the helmet or headpiece of health," or true health in Jesus Christ; for there is no health in any other name; not the health of a gray ...

Google previewThe New Royal and Universal English Dictionary ... (1763)

To which is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by J. Johnson

wholesome; healthful; safe; ...

Google previewThe writer's and student's assistant: or, A compendious dictionary, rendering the more common words and phrases in the English language into the more elegant or scholastic (1838)

by John Henry Brady

See Healthful. HEALTH (improved in) — convalescent. HEALTH Cone in weak)— valetudinarian, invalid. HEALTHFUL— salubrious, salutiferous, salutary, wholesome. HEALTHY.

Google previewThe Comprehensive Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1921)

by Funk & Wagnalls Company

hale, healthful, hearty, hygienic, salubrious, 692 wholesome. 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 ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

Wholfome, healthful, promoting health. - SALUBRITY, să-lü'-brỷ-tỷ. f. Wholfomenefs, healthfulnefs. SALVE, sålv'. f. A glutinous matter applied to wounds and hurts, an emplaster; help, remedy. - - To SALVE, sålv/. v. a. To cure with medicaments ...

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When important decisions have to be taken, the natural anxiety to come to a right decision will often keep you awake. Nothing, however, is more conducive to healthful sleep than plenty of open air. (John Lubbock)
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Scrabble value of H4E1A1L1T1H4F4U1L1

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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