|a.||1.||Full of health; free from illness or disease; well; whole; sound; healthy; |
|2.||Serving to promote health of body or mind; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; |
|3.||Indicating, characterized by, or resulting from, health or soundness; |
|Adj.||1.||healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"|
unhealthful - detrimental to good health; "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint"
|2.||healthful - free from filth and pathogens; "sanitary conditions for preparing food"; "a sanitary washroom"|