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[ hel-thee ]SEE DEFINITION OF healthy

Synonyms for healthy

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Antonyms for healthy

  • apathetic
  • delicate
  • feeble
  • gentle
  • idle
  • inactive
  • infirm
  • kind
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • soft
  • unhealthy
  • weak
  • delicated
  • diseased
  • fragile
  • ill
  • indisposed
  • poor
  • sick
  • sickly
  • worn
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEALTHY

Now, that's healthy doin's fur a two-fisted Christian, ain't it?

The healthy and the young might read a lesson on her blanched and wrinkled cheek.

He was well groomed, of course; healthy, all a-tingle with vitality.

The silkworm-rearers are now taught to breed from healthy moths only.

I say, don't you know that it's not healthy to go to sleep in the middle of the day?

He'll be all right, however; he's young, and healthy as a peach.

Why had he not come to meet her during her healthy exercise of the past three days?

I don't believe there is a healthy, normal man living who has not his dream.

"I do like young people to have a healthy appetite," said the Senator.

So, he did not feel that he was quite similar to his companions in games and healthy fatigues.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from health + -y (2). Slightly earlier in the same sense was healthsome (1530s). Related: Healthiness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HEALTHY

able-bodied

adjectivephysically strong and capable
  • firm
  • fit
  • hale
  • hardy
  • healthy
  • hearty
  • lusty
  • powerful
  • robust
  • staunch
  • stout
  • strapping
  • sturdy
  • vigorous

bonny

adjectivebeautiful
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