(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Physical wellbeing
1. health, healthiness; mental health, sanity; soundness; vim, vigor, and vitality; strength, robustness; bloom, prime; mens sana in corpore sano; hygeia; clean bill of health; convalescence, recovery, cure (see restoration).
2. (a condition that promotes health) salubrity, healthfulness; hygiene, sanitation. See cleanness.
3. health spa or club; sanitarium (see remedy); health food, organic food, food guide pyramid, low-fat, low-salt, or low-cholesterol diet. Slang, fat farm, meat rack.
1. be healthy; bloom, flourish; look oneself; be in or enjoy good health; convalesce, recuperate, recover (see restoration); get better, improve (see improvement); take a new lease on life; cure, restore; exercise. Informal, feel like a million [dollars].
2. be salubrious, be healthful, agree with, be good for.
1. healthy, well, sound, hearty, sanguine, hale [and hearty], fresh, green, whole; florid, flush, hardy, staunch, brave, robust, vigorous, toned, trim; unscathed, uninjured, untainted; in shape or condition, in the pink [of condition]; sound as a bell, fit [as a fiddle], shipshape; fresh as a daisy or a rose, in fine feather or fettle, in one's prime; able-bodied, nondisabled. Informal, chipper. Slang, peppy.
2. healthful, salubrious, salutary, wholesome, prophylactic, benign, bracing, tonic, invigorating; good for; hygienic; innocuous, innocent, harmless, uninjurious, uninfectious, sanitary; lite, low-fat, low-cholesterol, salt-free, meatless, fat-free, sugar-free, etc. See goodness.
Phrases — early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise; mens sana in corpore sano, a sound mind in a sound body.
Quotations — Look to your health (Izaak Walton), Health and good estate of body are above all good (Bible), The first wealth is health (Emerson).
Antonyms, see disease.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Physical or mental well-being]
Syn. vigor, haleness, wholeness, good condition, healthfulness, good health, fitness, robustness, bloom, soundness of body, freedom from disease, freedom from ailment, lustiness, tone, hardiness, hardihood, well-being, wellness, stamina, salubriousness, energy, euphoria, full bloom, eupepsia, salubrity, rosy cheeks*, fine feather*, fine fettle*, good form*, top shape*, clean bill of health*; see also sanity 1 , strength 1 , vitality .
2. [Condition of body or mind]
Syn. fitness, physical state, mental state, form, shape, tone, constitution, well-being, circumstance, fettle, complexion, state of health, tendency.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
fitness, soundness, well-being, vitality, strength, vigor, hardiness, shape, condition. ''To eat what you don't want, drink what you don t like and do what you d rather not. —Mark Twain.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being physically and mentally sound: haleness, healthiness, heartiness, soundness, wholeness. See HEALTH.

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