What does healing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. healingadjective

    the natural process by which the body repairs itself

  2. curative, healing(p), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeuticadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. healingnoun

    The process where the cells in the body regenerate and repair themselves.

  2. healingnoun

    An act of healing, as by a faith healer.

  3. healingnoun

    The psychological process of dealing with a problem or problems.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Healing

    of Heal

  2. Healingadjective

    tending to cure; soothing; mollifying; as, the healing art; a healing salve; healing words

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  1. Healing

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of healing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of healing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of healing in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Morgan:

    Our belief is really that helping and healing disabled veterans is not a one-time event. We are mentors, healers and friends on their journey.

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    listen! trench town was a healing sanctuary for many a wandering souls in kingston jamaica. I am here now to make sure that this crucial part of our history/my history will be permanently enshrined with us legends and be so protected. No one else can do it.

  3. Alaska Governor Bill Walker:

    I hope this settlement helps begin the healing process and provides some measure of justice and closure.

  4. Susan Rice:

    We support this agreement and its full implementation, and believe this comprehensive resolution is an important gesture of healing and reconciliation that should be welcomed by the international community.

  5. Marjory Stoneman Douglas:

    It's about healing and forgiveness.

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