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Definitions for holistic
hoʊˈlɪs tɪkholis·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. holisticadjective

    emphasizing the organic or functional relation between parts and the whole


  1. holisticadjective

    related to holism

  2. holisticadjective

    Relating to a study of the whole instead of a separation into parts.

  3. Etymology: See holism.


  1. holistic

    Holistic refers to the belief that all parts are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole. It can relate to various fields such as medicine or education, where an individual or situation is considered as a whole, rather than a collection of separate parts. In essence, it acknowledges the integration and importance of interrelationships among all aspects. Holistic pertains to the understanding that the whole is more than just the sum of its parts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of holistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of holistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of holistic in a Sentence

  1. Janne Andersson:

    ( Forsberg) has developed in terms of the holistic approach to Emil Forsberg game, even if Emil Forsberg doesn't succeed in every part of Emil Forsberg game, Emil Forsberg does very well.

  2. Edo Banach:

    It is difficult to hear that someone is discontinuing treatment and a wave of sadness is going over Facebook, but hospice is not giving up, the reality is, people who chose hospice often live longer, and it's more of a holistic kind of care that provides social work and chaplaincy and support for the family and all those additional things that the hospital system doesn't really provide.

  3. The NCAA:

    NCAA member schools and conferences continue to make great strides in modernizing rules to benefit college athletes, like other students on a college or university campus who receive scholarships, those who participate in college sports are students. Both academics and athletics are part of a total educational experience that is unique to the United States and vital to the holistic development of all who participate.

  4. Chris Christie:

    The fact is that I know now that that's just not going to work and that we're not gonna reward people who have come here illegally with citizenship, i have a real, holistic plan on how to deal with immigration going forward as president of the United States.

  5. Amit Ray:

    In reality, Allopathic medicine should be called as alternative medicine and Ayurveda as the main line medicine. As Ayurveda is more mature, holistic, time tested, fewer side effects, and older than the allopathy.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    A arbitrary
    B ultimo
    C defiant
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