(-fl), a. 1. Full of health; free from illness or disease; well; whole; sound; healthy; as, a healthful body or mind; a healthful plant.
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2. Serving to promote health of body or mind; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as, a healthful air, diet.
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The healthful Spirit of thy grace.
Book of Common Prayer.
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3. Indicating, characterized by, or resulting from, health or soundness; as, a healthful condition.
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A mind . . . healthful and so well-proportioned.
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4. Well-disposed; favorable. [R.]
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Gave healthful welcome to their shipwrecked guests.
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