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wholesome

 
 
pronunciation:
hol sm
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part of speech: adjective
definition: good for the health of one's body or mind.
Fruits and vegetables are wholesome foods.The library has many wholesome books in the children's section.
synonyms:
moral
similar words:
decent, good
derivations: wholesomely (adv.), wholesomeness (n.)
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The word wholesome contains the following part:
-some1 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by, tending to