Definition of 'wholesome'
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The objects of their desire are good and wholesome. Christianity Today (2000)It has taken until now for the sport to be regarded as wholesome family entertainment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That wholesome image is a deception on the public. The Sun (2016)Yet there is something wholesome about her. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It represents all that is good and wholesome and right about the family car. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the wholesome image belies the complexities on the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Promotion of vitality by using wholesome foods to provide the body with the optimum nutrition it requires for building good resistance. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)Eat something wholesome at regular intervals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Overall, this is wholesome fun for all ages. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That is why it is essential that patients in our hospitals should receive wholesome, fresh food. The Sun (2011)This is a good soup for people who like plain, wholesome food. Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)It's freshly prepared with fresh and wholesome ingredients. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's more about being prepared to take good and wholesome things on. The Sun (2014)They were horrified that this should result from the wholesome food produced on the farm, and disregarded the letter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Could anything be more wholesome? Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is something weird about it; something murky; something not quite wholesome. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So long as you don't feed the animals, zoos might be considered the epitome of wholesome entertainment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The town is sprinkled with delis, farm shops and cafes where fresh, wholesome fare is on the menu. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Despite their TV show origins the band managed to forge a credible and original path through the music world and were a positive and wholesome influence. The Sun (2013)Anne expanded like a flower under this wholesome influence and carried home to the admiring Matthew and the critical Marilla glowing accounts of schoolwork and aims. Anne of Green Gables (1872)
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Translations for 'wholesome'
British English: wholesome ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as wholesome, you approve of it because you think it is likely to have a positive influence on people's behaviour or mental state, especially because it does not involve anything sexually immoral.
...wholesome family entertainment.
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