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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Healthful  \Health"ful\,  a. 
  1.  Full  of  health;  free  from  illness  or  disease;  well  whole; 
  sound;  healthy;  as  a  healthful  body  or  mind;  a  healthful 
  plant. 
 
  2.  Serving  to  promote  health  of  body  or  mind;  wholesome; 
  salubrious;  salutary;  as  a  healthful  air,  diet. 
 
  The  healthful  Spirit  of  thy  grace.  --Book  of 
  Common  Prayer. 
 
  3.  Indicating,  characterized  by  or  resulting  from  health  or 
  soundness;  as  a  healthful  condition. 
 
  A  mind  .  .  .  healthful  and  so  well-proportioned. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  4.  Well-disposed;  favorable.  [R.] 
 
  Gave  healthful  welcome  to  their  shipwrecked  guests. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  healthful 
  adj  1:  conducive  to  good  health  of  body  or  mind;  "a  healthful 
  climate";  "a  healthful  environment";  "healthful 
  nutrition";  "healthful  sleep";  "Dickens's  relatively 
  healthful  exuberance"  [ant:  {unhealthful}] 
  2:  free  from  filth  and  pathogens;  "sanitary  conditions  for 
  preparing  food";  "a  sanitary  washroom"  [syn:  {sanitary}] 
  [ant:  {unsanitary}] 




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