Synonyms for healing

Grammar : Adj
Spell : hee-ling
Phonetic Transcription : ˈhi lɪŋ

Définition of healing

Origin :
  • "restoration to health," Old English hæling; see heal. Figurative sense of "restoration of wholeness" is from early 13c.; meaning "touch that cures" is from 1670s.
  • adj restorative
Example sentences :
  • In a land of healing miracles, neighbors must not suffer and die unattended.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • She had need of their strength, their quiet and their healing.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • His martyrdom was continued by forbidding him all access to the healing waters.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • And all science must culminate at last in the science of healing—not the weak, but the strong.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • The hurt was not dangerous, though it bled freely, and was some weeks in healing.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The cuts and bruises were healing fast and he ate with a keen appetite.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • At the first, there is but one help, but one healing; and that is solitude.
  • Extract from : « Hetty's Strange History » by Anonymous
  • It was the healing of the necessary cuts that would take weeks.
  • Extract from : « The Mystery of Murray Davenport » by Robert Neilson Stephens
  • There in front of him, heaving and tumbling, was the sea: a miracle of healing and cleansing.
  • Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Now, where can he find an antidote, who can teach him a healing formula?
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani

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