Health"ful (?), a.

1.

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

2.

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.

3.

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

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

4.

Well-disposed; favorable.

[R.]

Gave healthful welcome to their shipwrecked guests. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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