wholesome

Anything wholesome is good for you. Hopscotch is in most cases a wholesome game, since you can't get into much trouble while hopping up and down on the concrete.

Wholesome foods are the ones that your body appreciates, the ones that help you stay healthy. Marshmallows and corn chips aren't what you'd call wholesome, but organically grown fruits and vegetables are. Wholesome can also apply to other things. If you project a wholesome image, other people see you as a decent, moral person, somebody who's trustworthy and not living a secret life of crime. The word wholesome comes from the Old English hal, meaning "healthy."

Definitions of wholesome
1

adj conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

wholesome attitude”
wholesome appearance”
wholesome food”
Synonyms:
healthful
conducive to good health of body or mind
healthy
having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
sound
financially secure and safe
alimental, alimentary, nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive
of or providing nourishment
heart-healthy
of foods that are low in fats and sodium and other ingredients that may foster heart disease
good for you, healthy, salubrious
promoting health; healthful
hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial
providing abundant nourishment
organic
of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones
salubrious
favorable to health of mind or body
Antonyms:
unwholesome
detrimental to physical or moral well-being
harmful
causing or capable of causing harm
unhealthful
detrimental to good health
unhealthy
not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
noxious
injurious to physical or mental health
unsound
not sound financially
insalubrious, unhealthful, unhealthy
detrimental to health
insubstantial, jejune
lacking in nutritive value
morbid
suggesting an unhealthy mental state
loathsome, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, offensive, queasy, sickening, vile
causing or able to cause nausea
rich
containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar
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adj sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind

“exercise develops wholesome appetites”
“a grin on his ugly wholesome face”
Synonyms:
healthy
having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

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