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Definitions for wholesome
ˈhoʊl səmwhole·some

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wholesome.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wholesomeadjective

    conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

    "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"

  2. wholesomeadjective

    sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind

    "exercise develops wholesome appetites"; "a grin on his ugly wholesome face"

Wiktionary

  1. wholesomeadjective

    promoting good health and well-being

  2. wholesomeadjective

    promoting moral and mental well-being

  3. wholesomeadjective

    sound and healthy

  4. wholesomeadjective

    promoting virtue or being virtuous

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wholesome

    tending to promote health; favoring health; salubrious; salutary

    Etymology: [Whole + some; cf. Icel. heilsamr, G. heilsam, D. heilzaam.]

  2. Wholesome

    contributing to the health of the mind; favorable to morals, religion, or prosperity; conducive to good; salutary; sound; as, wholesome advice; wholesome doctrines; wholesome truths; wholesome laws

    Etymology: [Whole + some; cf. Icel. heilsamr, G. heilsam, D. heilzaam.]

  3. Wholesome

    sound; healthy

    Etymology: [Whole + some; cf. Icel. heilsamr, G. heilsam, D. heilzaam.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wholesome in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wholesome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of wholesome in a Sentence

  1. Alison Brie:

    The biggest misconception about me is that I’m very wholesome, after playing Trudy and Annie back to back, people would say, ‘Oh, you’re like Miss Priss,’ and I’m really not. I had a very wild 20s.

  2. Daniel Webster:

    Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint; the more restraint on others to keep off from us, the more liberty we have.

  3. Howard Milstein:

    Jack is the most genuine and most wholesome and straightforward and successful American that you will find, those are great attributes in a partner, and he is good to his word.

  4. Mickey Mehta:

    Free yourself from counting calories and start nourishing yourselves with wholesomeness. Wholesome food influences your thought, attitude, behavior, and spoken words. Eat, enjoy, exercise and MickeyMize your life.

  5. Dee Snider:

    I don’t think profanity has anything to do with Christianity, i was getting a sense from your presentation that you were a very wholesome type of performer.

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