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healthy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of healthy

  1. 1 enjoying health and vigor <always a hard worker, Grandma has remained healthy into her 80s> Synonyms able-bodied, bouncing, fit, hale, hearty, robust, sound, well, well-conditioned, whole, wholesome Related Words hard, hardy, iron, lusty, rugged, stalwart, strong, sturdy, tough; ambulatory, nondisabled, uncrippled; active, agile, chipper, lively, sprightful, sprightly, spry, vigorous, vital; blooming, clean-cut, flourishing, flush, prospering, thriving; all right, good, right Phrases in fine fettle, in shape, in the pink Near Antonyms decrepit, enfeebled, feeble, infirm, run-down, sickened, sickly, weak, weakened, weakly, worn-out; challenged, crippled, debilitated, differently abled, disabled, halt, incapacitated, lame; delicate, fragile, frail; emaciated, gaunt, haggard, malnourished, undernourished; afflicted, troubled; bad, poorly Antonyms ailing, diseased, ill, sick, unfit, unhealthy, unsound, unwell

  2. 2 beneficial to the health of body or mind <the air in here isn't healthy> <ads that promote healthy eating habits> Synonyms good, healthful, medicinal, restorative, salubrious, salutary, salutiferous, sanative, tonic, wholesomeRelated Words alleviative, corrective, curative, recuperative, refreshing, rehabilitative, rejuvenating, rejuvenescent, remedial; advantageous, useful; antiseptic, aseptic, clean, hygienic, sanitary; nourishing, nutritional, nutritious; nonpoisonous, nontoxicNear Antonyms damaging, deleterious, harmful, injurious, pernicious; infectious, poisonous, sickening, toxic; insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitaryAntonyms insalubrious, noxious, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome

  3. 3 sufficiently large in size, amount, or number to merit attention <a healthy turnout of volunteers to plant trees on Arbor Day> Synonyms biggish, good, goodly, handsome, considerable, largish, major, respectable, significant, sizable (or sizeable), substantial, substantive, tidyRelated Words big, bulky, hefty, hulking, outsize (also outsized), oversize (or oversized), voluminous; astronomical (also astronomic), bumper, colossal, elephantine, enormous, gigantic, great, herculean, huge, immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), mammoth, massive, monstrous, monumental, prodigious, titanic, tremendous, whoppingNear Antonyms measly, minute, paltry, petty, picayune, picayunish, piddling, puny, trifling, trivial, unimportant; marginal, meager (or meagre), slight; little, small, tiny, undersized (also undersize); bitty, diminutive, miniature, pint-size (or pint-sized), pocket, pocket-size (also pocket-sized), pygmy, smallishAntonyms inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, insubstantial, negligible, nominal

  4. 4 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically <coming out of a prolonged recession, the restaurant business seemed to be healthy again> Synonyms booming, boomy, flourishing, golden, halcyon, prosperous, lush, palmy, prospering, roaring, successful, thrivingRelated Words affluent, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, substantial, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do; comfortableNear Antonyms declining, dying, failing, floundering, languishing, struggling; bankrupt, bankrupted, insolventAntonyms depressed, unprosperous, unsuccessful


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