Antonyms for health

Grammar : Noun
Spell : helth
Phonetic Transcription : hɛlθ

Definition of health

Origin :
  • Old English hælþ "wholeness, a being whole, sound or well," from Proto-Germanic *hailitho, from PIE *kailo- "whole, uninjured, of good omen" (cf. Old English hal "hale, whole;" Old Norse heill "healthy;" Old English halig, Old Norse helge "holy, sacred;" Old English hælan "to heal"). With Proto-Germanic abstract noun suffix *-itho (see -th (2)). Of physical health in Middle English, but also "prosperity, happiness, welfare; preservation, safety."
  • noun physical, mental wellness
Example sentences :
  • For several weeks, there was no apparent change in Philothea's health or spirits.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • In consideration of the health of Paralus, the customary evening procession was dispensed with.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • I'll feel safe enough about my money as long as you keep your health.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • How are they to employ the day, or what inducement have they to employ it, in recruiting their stock of health?
  • Extract from : « Sunday under Three Heads » by Charles Dickens
  • She understood that Robin had been staying in Sidmouth for his health.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • Recommend him a day or two in the country, for the good of his health and our happiness.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • Within eighteen months she was home again, quite restored to health.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Inquiries were made as to the health of Mr. Potts' family, and of Mr. Potts in particular.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • Mrs. Raymount was better in health but hardly more cheerful.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • They would never be a burden again—never, as long as she had strength and health!
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Synonyms for health

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019