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1. wholesome

adjective. ['ˈhoʊlsəm'] conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being.

Synonyms

  • alimental
  • square
  • organic
  • healthful
  • heart-healthy
  • healthy
  • nutrient
  • nutritive
  • nutritious
  • satisfying
  • solid
  • substantial
  • sound
  • hearty
  • nourishing
  • good for you
  • salubrious

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • unwholesome
  • unsound
  • crooked

Etymology

  • -some (English)
  • σῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • whole (English)
  • hool (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Wholesome

  • folsom

Sentences with wholesome


1. Adjective
Keep your intake of foods with wholesome polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats at 20 percent of your daily calories.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Feed your pet a wholesome, nutritionally complete diet.

Quotes about wholesome


1. We are, in the comics, the last frontier of good, wholesome family humor and entertainment.
- Bil Keane

2. Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.
- Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It

3. I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.
- Steve Martin

2. wholesome

adjective. ['ˈhoʊlsəm'] sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind.

Antonyms

  • dishonest

Etymology

  • -some (English)
  • σῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • whole (English)
  • hool (Middle English (1100-1500))
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