health·ful /ˈhɛlθfəl ||ˈhɛltθ-/
health·ful /ˈhɛlθfəl/ 形容詞
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.
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]