a sound mind in a healthy body


a sound mind in a healthy body
physically and mentally healthy

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • healthy — 1 *healthful, wholesome, salubrious, salutary, hygienic, sanitary Analogous words: & Contrasted words: see those at HEALTHFUL 2 Healthy, sound, wholesome, robust, hale, well are comparable when meaning having or manifesting health of mind or body …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sound — 1 adj 1 a: free from injury or disease: exhibiting normal health b: free from flaw, defect, or decay a sound design 2 a: free from error, fallacy, or misapprehension based on sound judicial reasoning b: legally valid …   Law dictionary

  • healthy — healthily, adv. healthiness, n. /hel thee/, adj., healthier, healthiest. 1. possessing or enjoying good health or a sound and vigorous mentality: a healthy body; a healthy mind. 2. pertaining to or characteristic of good health, or a sound and… …   Universalium

  • sound — sound1 [ saund ] noun *** 1. ) count something you can hear: My car is making strange clicking sounds. sound of: the sound of voices/laughter/footsteps not make a sound (=be very quiet): Laura didn t make a sound as she left the room. a ) uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sound — sound1 soundable, adj. /sownd/, n. 1. the sensation produced by stimulation of the organs of hearing by vibrations transmitted through the air or other medium. 2. mechanical vibrations transmitted through an elastic medium, traveling in air at a… …   Universalium

  • sound — I UK [saʊnd] / US noun Word forms sound : singular sound plural sounds *** Talking or writing about sound: bang a sound like something exploding: There was a loud bang and a puff of smoke. rattle a sound like a loose object hitting another object …   English dictionary

  • sound — sound1 [sound] n. [< ME soun (+ unhistoric d) < OFr son < L sonus < IE * swonos, a sound, noise < base * swen , to sound > OE swinsian, to sing, make music] 1. a) vibrations in air, water, etc. that stimulate the auditory nerves …   English World dictionary

  • Sound — Sound, a. [Compar. {Sounder}; superl. {Soundest}.] [OE. sound, AS. sund; akin to D. gezond, G. gesund, OHG. gisunt, Dan. & Sw. sund, and perhaps to L. sanus. Cf. {Sane}.] 1. Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay; perfect of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sound currency — Sound Sound, a. [Compar. {Sounder}; superl. {Soundest}.] [OE. sound, AS. sund; akin to D. gezond, G. gesund, OHG. gisunt, Dan. & Sw. sund, and perhaps to L. sanus. Cf. {Sane}.] 1. Whole; unbroken; unharmed; free from flaw, defect, or decay;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mind control — (also known as brainwashing, coercive persuasion, mind abuse, thought control, or thought reform) refers to a process in which a group or individual systematically uses unethically manipulative methods to persuade others to conform to the wishes… …   Wikipedia


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