• WordNet 3.6
    • n healthiness the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Gardening is said to be one of the best exercises for maintaining healthy bones
    • n Healthiness The state of being healthy or healthful; freedom from disease.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Touching and stroking a plant will aid in it growing healthy
    • n healthiness The state of being healthy; soundness; freedom from disease: as, the healthiness of an animal or a plant.
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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    “One must learn to love oneself with a wholesome and healthy love, so that one can bear to be with oneself and need not roam.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    “It is as healthy to enjoy sentiment as to enjoy jam.”
  • Italian Proverb
    Italian Proverb
    “The healthy die first.”
  • Samuel Butler
    “To live is like to love-all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.”
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
    “The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.”
  • Irving Batcheller
    Irving Batcheller
    “Opinions that are well rooted should grow and change like a healthy tree.”


Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise - It means that sleeping well and not staying up late will help you out physically and financially.
Healthy as a horse - If you're as healthy as a horse, you're very healthy.


In literature:

This done two or three times a day during the last month or two of the pregnancy will generally produce a good healthy nipple.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
She was very large and healthy.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
The liver was large and highly congested with dark thick blood, but otherwise it was healthy.
"An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis" by Archibald Makellar
Tongaland, a smaller district, lies lower and is less healthy.
"Impressions of South Africa" by James Bryce
The climate was healthy and delightful.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The land here is considered to be the finest in the whole province, and the country the most healthy.
"Diary in America, Series One" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
We are impatient to get healthy; the Lord desires that we become holy.
"My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year" by John Henry Jowett
For every reason then, a healthy mind in a healthy body is the first thing to be sought.
"The Education of American Girls" by Anna Callender Brackett
The skin is moist, to a certain degree, at all times in a healthy horse.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
All were hearty and healthy.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard

In poetry:

Good luck to us all! Over walnuts and wine
We hear the rare songs that we know
Are as brimful of mirth as the spring is of shine,
And as healthy and hearty, we trow.
"Euterpe: A Cantanta" by Henry Kendall
The children see him, and in merry band
Come shouting from their glad and healthy play,
"Here is blind Matthew, let us take his hand,
And see if he can guess our names to-day."
"Blind Matthew" by Alexander Anderson
"Inquirer, cease, thy words stir up the fire,
That erst did fill my live and vig'rous brain;
Thy words stir up the seeds of healthy ire,
That still, with latent pow'r and force, remain.
"The Teacher" by Thomas Frederick Young
Beautiful Rothesay, your scenery is most grand,
You cannot be surpassed in fair Scotland.
Tis healthy for holiday makers, to go there,
For the benefit of their health, by inhaling the pure air
"Beautiful Rothesay" by William Topaz McGonagall
Now Carpenter Smith was young, steady and still,
And wherever he went, worked and played with a will:
To bed he went early, and early did rise;
So, of course, he was healthy, and wealthy, and wise.
"Bedfordshire Ballad - I" by E W Bowling
"I cannot pay that premium, I'll have to let it go;
It fills me with remorse and sorrow, not to mention woe.
Though I'm quite strong and healthy, and will outlive you, perhaps,
I cannot pay that premium; I'll have to let it lapse."
"I Cannot Pay That Premium" by Franklin Pierce Adams

In news:

The unhealthy way women act on healthy feelings of competition.
Me, Caveman : Feel Primal, Healthy.
Gimmicks come and go when it comes to healthy eating and Americans love them.
Program teaches Knox students healthy ways.
Can you be healthy and celibate .
If their views were defensible, then a healthy debate would not hurt them.
It's healthy to revisit and review your rules of thumb.
CONCORD, North Carolina—When it comes to keeping the people of Cabarrus County healthy, funding is everything.
A blog about running, eating well and living a healthy life.
It's Healthy, But Is It Safe to Eat.
The Best Healthy Cupcakes We've Ever Seen.
You'll lick the bowl clean after whipping up any of these healthy cupcakes.
'Healthy' gains for retailers: September chain-store sales up 3.9.
Manufacturers looking for heart-healthy toppings have one more option: almonds.
Grocery store replaces candy with healthy food in checkoutline .

In science:

U.S., but they will not function as intended without a healthy base program.
Phases of QCD: Summary of the Rutgers Long Range Plan Town Meeting
However, it is worth noting that COX-2 is linked to synaptic activity, and several healthy neuronal populations express COX-2 under normal conditions (Yamagata et al. 1993;Adams et al. 1996).
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
SAPs together with post-translational modi fications (PTMs) oft en distinguish healthy/diseased forms of proteins.
RAId DbS: A Mass-Spectrometry Based Peptide Identification Web Server with Knowledge Integration
It is reasonable to assume that some process affects a posteriori the population of North Humberside region so that some of the individuals get to be cases, while others continue to be healthy (i.e., they are controls).
New Tests of Spatial Segregation Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
We can assume that some processes affect a posteriori the population of North Humberside region so that some of the individuals get to be cases, while others continue to be healthy (i.e., they are controls).
Class-Specific Tests of Spatial Segregation Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables