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health Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  2. noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health
WordNet

Health noun
Etymology
OE. helthe, AS. hlp, fr. hal hale, sound, whole. See Whole.
Definitions
  1. The state of being hale, sound, or whole, in body, mind, or soul; especially, the state of being free from physical disease or pain.
    There is no health in us. Book of Common Prayer.
    Though health may be enjoyed without gratitude, it can not be sported with without loss, or regained by courage. Buckminster.
  2. A wish of health and happiness, as in pledging a person in a toast. "Come, love and health to all." Shak.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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