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Health"ful (?), a.


Full of health; free from illness or disease; well; whole; sound; healthy; as, a healthful body or mind; a healthful plant.


Serving to promote health of body or mind; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as, a healthful air, diet.

The healthful Spirit of thy grace. Book of Common Prayer.


Indicating, characterized by, or resulting from, health or soundness; as, a healthful condition.

A mind . . . healthful and so well-proportioned. Macaulay.


Well-disposed; favorable.


Gave healthful welcome to their shipwrecked guests. Shak.


© Webster 1913.

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