What does healing mean?

Definitions for healing
heal·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. healing(adj)

    the natural process by which the body repairs itself

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. healing(Noun)

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

  2. healing(Noun)

    An act of healing, as by a faith healer.

  3. healing(Noun)

    The psychological process of dealing with a problem or problems.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Healing

    of Heal

  2. Healing(adj)

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

Freebase

  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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How to say healing in sign language?

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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. Meghan McCain:

    Joe Biden and I, everyone knows, are very close, and I love him dearly and I think he is a truly decent, wonderful human being that could be very healing for the country.

  2. Marco Orellana:

    I see it as a healing and liberating space for their bodies.

  3. Jill Hurley:

    As difficult as this has been, we're grateful to have made it to the other side, but we still have a lot of healing to do.

  4. Gregory Fenves:

    A lot has changed as a society and for institutions since then. We understand the healing process, and closure, one of the lessons is that we do need to deal with the trauma and we need to support the survivors and recognize those who were killed.

  5. Karen Finney:

    His message of healing the country – I can't tell you how powerful that is, people are exhausted. He's a calming force. I'm not sure voters are ready for big structural change.

Images & Illustrations of healing

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