Adjective "Healthy" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


In a good physical or mental condition; in good health.
  1. figurative 'the family is the basis of any healthy society'
  2. 'He said that the relocation was aimed at building healthy business conditions, so that there would no longer be vendors selling their goods on the road.'
  3. 'The right of children to play enhances their healthy physical and psychological development and builds stronger communities.'
  4. 'An ambulance crew - who named the baby Beau - was flagged down and they took him to nearby Chase Farm Hospital where his condition was described as healthy.'
  5. 'Physical examination showed a healthy, obese child.'
  6. 'We don't know if taking sage will enhance mental functioning in healthy people.'
  7. 'After a long battle against the condition, the previously healthy young man died in York Hospital.'
  8. 'As the foundation of a healthy and creative society, it benefits all of us with the richness and power of human communication.'
  9. 'She was young and in spite of her mental illness was very healthy.'
  10. 'People with schizophrenia are less likely than healthy controls to report physical symptoms spontaneously.'
  11. 'Nowadays, music is both applied for patients with mental disorders and healthy people.'
  12. 'They have the potential to revolutionise medicine by offering ways of repairing diseased and damaged body tissues with healthy new cells.'
  13. 'Sick of seeing him suffer at the hand of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus an autoimmune disease where the body attacks its own healthy cells and tissues she decided to become a live donor.'
  14. 'I am sure that I am not the only cyclist who gets reports from his mid-40s physicals of having a healthy prostate.'
  15. 'a healthy balanced diet'
  16. 'Organized and run by a team of nutritionists, the Bureau seeks to promote wellness through a healthy diet.'
  17. 'Intervention children showed a higher score for knowledge, attitudes, and self reported behaviour for healthy eating and physical activity.'
  18. 'In the end, results are used to make recommendations to farmers to promote a healthy, clean environment.'
  19. 'It is a healthy drink that stimulates physical and mental performance supplying the body readily usable energy and vitamins.'
  20. 'The food may be healthy, but the conditions under which it's made are far from the standards demanded by fastidious Westerners.'
  21. 'The representatives of each faith read religious messages promoting a healthy environment.'
  22. 'We promote healthy diets, and there are so many studies showing that meat is just not the healthiest thing.'
  23. 'The cycle can of an unhealthy approach to food can be reversed by strongly promoting healthy eating to the youth of our country.'
  24. 'Their stand will promote physical activity, mental health, healthy eating and smoking cessation.'
  25. 'Americans also do not maintain enough healthy physical activity.'
  26. 'healthy competition'
  27. 'He has a sharp sense of humour, is extremely intelligent, has manners, and yeah, we also had a healthy physical relationship.'
  28. 'Not all anger is misplaced, and often it's a healthy, natural response to these difficulties.'
  29. 'Obviously, there's not much you can do about a growth spurt - it is a healthy and natural part of growing up.'
  30. 'Plus, this healthy physical attitude of yours indicates deeper emotional well-being and stability.'
  31. 'I am out to give the public good, healthy mental shake-ups.'
  32. 'Did the normal business competition and healthy professional rivalry they cultivated really amount to a war?'
  33. 'We advocate open, natural and healthy communication between the sexes.'
  34. 'None the less, heterosexual relations within the bonds of marriage were seen as natural and healthy.'
  35. 'Okay, it has stirred a fresh debate, and that is both healthy and desirable.'
  36. 'In this perspective, pornography is not harmless fantasy or a corrupt and confused misrepresentation of an otherwise natural and healthy sexuality.'
  37. 'There is a healthy amount of adrenaline-packed gore and deadly combat.'
  38. 'All in all, the set was full of hearty laughter, laced with a healthy amount of irreverence and irony; it will please Engvall fans.'
  39. 'Even the North West seems to draw a healthy amount of attendees.'
  40. 'Special Edition boasts a healthy amount of extra material for a normal release, but is a little thin for a special edition.'
  41. 'I do however think it will pick up a healthy amount of votes.'
  42. 'John had been injured and missed two meets, as well has having crashed and costing the team a healthy amount of time and money to repair his car.'
  43. 'Mr Walsh has turned the airline's fortunes around returning it to a healthy profit of €64 million last year.'
  44. 'At the International Festival, Macbeth has taken a healthy amount of pummelling and stretching.'
  45. 'He feels good about his chances and would be happy to return for another year, but has a healthy amount of perspective on it all.'
  46. 'The broadcaster breaks its promises to present a healthy amount of local and Canadian programming.'


1. possessing or enjoying good health or a sound and vigorous mentality: a healthy body; a healthy mind.

2. pertaining to or characteristic of good health, or a sound and vigorous mind: a healthy appearance; healthy attitudes.

3. conducive to good health; healthful: healthy recreations.

4. prosperous or sound: a healthy business.

5. Informal. fairly large: I bought a healthy number of books.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be healthy in appearances."

"volumes can be healthy with worths."

"corrections can be healthy for markets."

"takings can be healthy in places."

"takings can be healthy for economists."

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