wholesome | wholesomeness

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GRE

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Banks

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Civil Services

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Meaning(s)

good for you

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wholesome - healthy

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Something ‘wholesome’ is looked upon with approval because it is considered to be beneficial to a person’s behaviour and mental and physical well-being. The word can be applied in a wide range of contexts and implies purity and morality, meaning that it is always used in a positive sense.

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Synonyms virtuous
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  1. I want to get myself fitter and healthier. To that end, I am going to start eating only wholesome, nutritious food from now on.

  2. As a politician, I feel that it is important to project an image of wholesomeness to the public. That’s why I portray myself as a devoted family man.

  3. There was no drinking or any kind of debauched behaviour at the party. It was just good, wholesome fun.

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