the natural process by which the body repairs itself
curative, healing(p), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic(adj)
tending to cure or restore to health
"curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"
The process where the cells in the body regenerate and repair themselves.
An act of healing, as by a faith healer.
The psychological process of dealing with a problem or problems.
tending to cure; soothing; mollifying; as, the healing art; a healing salve; healing words
Healing is the process of the restoration of health to an unbalanced, diseased or damaged organism. Healing may be physical or psychological and not without the mutual reception of these two dimensions of human health. With respect to physical damage or disease suffered by an organism, healing involves the repair of living tissue, organs and the biological system as a whole and resumption of normal functioning. It is the process by which the cells in the body regenerate and repair to reduce the size of a damaged or necrotic area and replace it with new living tissue. The replacement can happen in two ways: by regeneration in which the necrotic cells are replaced by new cells that form similar tissue as was originally there; or by repair in which injured tissue is replaced with scar tissue. Most organs will heal using a mixture of both mechanisms. In psychiatry and psychology, healing is the process by which neuroses and psychoses are resolved to the degree that the client is able to lead a normal or fulfilling existence without being overwhelmed by psychopathological phenomena. This process may involve psychotherapy, pharmaceutical treatment and increasingly traditional spiritual approaches.
The numerical value of Healing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Healing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a mater of opportunity.
By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing.
The process of healing also needs to include the pursuit of truth, not for the sake of opening old wounds, but rather as a necessary means of promoting justice, healing and unity.
The war in Vietnam threatened to tear our society apart, and the political and philosophical disagreements that separated each side continue, to some extent. It's been said that these memorials reflect a hunger for healing.
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Translations for Healing
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- sanatio, sanitatumLatin
- излече́ние, заживле́ние, лече́ние, исцеле́ниеRussian
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